ADDC Bulletin: June 2020 edition

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ADDC Bulletin: June 2020 edition

ADDC news

  • ACFID/ADDC webinar on ‘Disability-inclusive Practice & Research: COVID-19 & Beyond’

In the news

  • Pacific Disability Forum (PDF) appoints new Director of Operations
  • Call to Action: For an inclusive COVID-19 response in education in Africa
  • Commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the UN – Speech by World Blind Union (WBU) CEO & Permanent Representative of the Stakeholder Group of Persons with Disabilities
  • IDA statement in solidarity with the anti-racism movement
  • IDA and IDDC joint statement on World Refugee Day 2020
  • Updates on the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) 2020

Featured resources

  • Guidance Report: “Research for All: Making Research Inclusive of People with Disabilities”
  • New guidance on CRPD reporting on persons with disabilities in humanitarian emergencies by CBM, Humanity & Inclusion, and the International Disability Alliance

COVID-19 resources

  • ILO Brief: COVID-19 and the World of Work: Ensuring the inclusion of persons with disabilities at all stages of the response
  • Humanity & Inclusion (HI) Report: Inclusive humanitarian response to COVID-19
  • Results from the COVID-19 Disability Rights Monitor survey
  • Website: Disability Evidence Portal (DEP)

Webinar recordings

  • UNESCAP webinar recording: “Protecting and Empowering Persons with Disabilities in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic”
  • i2i webinar 5 recording: COVID-19 and women with disabilities and employment
  • Webinar recording: Enhancing Disability Inclusive Practices in Humanitarian Action and Volunteer Management: Overview of a Collaborative Approach
  • Webinar series: Inclusion International
  • Inclusive Education: Before, during and after COVID-19
  • Webinar: “The Unsteady Path” by Bridging the Gap project

Your input is needed

  • First Nations People with Disability issues paper
  • Survey: People with Disabilities and Disasters
  • Request for abstracts: Disability Studies Quarterly
  • Call for Contributions: Mapping the Disability Experience in COVID-19

Upcoming events

  • Online workshop: Principles of Disability-Inclusive Development
  • Online course: Integrated Healthcare for Children with Developmental Disabilities


  • Vacancies: UN Talent Programme for Young People with Disabilities
  • Vacancy: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) consultants
  • Funding opportunity: Letter of Interest open for DPOs in Haiti and Uganda

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