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ADDC Bulletin: August 2020 edition


ADDC Bulletin: August 2020 edition ADDC News Executive Committee support #EndCovidForAll campaign IN THE NEWS Pacific Disability Forum Board election […]

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ADDC Bulletin: August 2020 edition

ADDC News

  • Executive Committee support #EndCovidForAll campaign

IN THE NEWS

  • Pacific Disability Forum Board election and annual meeting
  • Pacific DPO Fund is under review
  • Disability Rights Monitor Calls for End to Police Violence
  • Coronavirus ‘starkly’ exposes vulnerability of persons with disabilities
  • Virtual meeting of the 23rd session of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

FEATURED RESOURCES

  • Documents: Access to eyeglasses and prostheses in low and middle income countries
  • Interview transcript: Moving Beyond Psychiatric Diagnosis
  • Opinion: How to ethically involve children with disabilities in research
  • Report: Towards a Disability-Smart World: Global Disability Inclusion Strategy
  • Webinar: The Principles of Ethical Disability-inclusive Development Research

COVID-19 RESOURCES

  • CBM Australia and Water for Women (June 2020) Disability inclusion and COVID-19: Guidance for WASH delivery

Webinar recordings:

  • Webinar: Left behind? Women with disabilities during COVID-19
  • Webinar: Challenges in inclusive volunteering under COVID-19
  • Webinar: Equity and Accessibility in Times of Pandemic: Building “Cities For All” Post-COVID19
  • Webinar: When Rhetoric Meets Reality: Digital Accessibility, Persons with Disabilities, and COVID-19

YOUR INPUT IS NEEDED

  • Call for abstracts: Hierarchies of Disability Human Rights, new edited volume
  • Call for abstracts: Pacific Islands Health Research Symposium (25-27 November 2020)
  • Call for contributions: UNESCO “Story for Development” project
  • Call for nominations: UNESCO/Emir Jaber al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah Prize 2020-2021
  • Survey: People with Disabilities and Disasters
  • Survey: UN75 2020 and beyond
  • Survey: Built environment professions
  • Survey: Barriers to mobility technology

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF): Subtheme on “Digital Inclusion, Gender Equality and Diversity”

OPPORTUNITIES

  • Vacancy: Consultant evaluating implementation of law on persons with disabilities
  • Vacancy: Consultant on technical finalization of “Accessibility Toolkit”
  • Special Grants Call: COVID-19
  • Grants Call: Civil society advocacy and response to the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 on women and girls
  • Call for Proposals: Strengthen and support Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to design, implement and monitor programming on ending violence against women and girls

NEWSLETTERS FROM OTHER ORGANISATIONS

  • Global Accessibility News, Issue 7, 28th July 2020
  • Polio News, July 2020
  • UN DESA Voice, August 2020
  • WBU Bulletin, July 2020
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