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ADDC Bulletin: March-April 2020 edition


COVID-19 INFORMATION REGARDING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES ADDC News New Executive Officer appointed IN THE NEWS Pacific Islands Forum Foreign Ministers […]

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COVID-19 INFORMATION REGARDING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

ADDC News

  • New Executive Officer appointed

IN THE NEWS

  • Pacific Islands Forum Foreign Ministers agree to establish a Pacific Humanitarian Pathway on COVID-19
  • Update on 13th session of the Conference of the States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Update on 23rd session of the Committee of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • COVID-19: Who is protecting the people with disabilities? – UN rights expert
  • Joint Statement: “Persons with Disabilities and COVID-19” of the CRPD Committee Chair and Special Envoy on Disability and Accessibility
  • Joint Statement on COVID-19 and persons with psychosocial disabilities
  • Global Compact on Inclusive and Accessible Cities

NEW RESOURCES:

COVID-19 RESOURCES

  • Guidance note by CBM Australia: Disability inclusion in COVID-19 preparedness and response
  • Guidelines by Pacific Disability Forum: Disability inclusion in COVID-19 response
  • Publication by World Health Organisation (WHO): Disability considerations during the COVID-19 outbreak
  • Webinar from IDA: COVID-19 Crisis and Promoting Rights of Women and Girls with Disabilities
  • Webinar: COVID-19 response and Women with Disabilities in Asia and Pacific
  • Webinar: Disability inclusion in COVID-19 responses in the world of work

OTHER RESOURCES

  • Webinar: IASC guidelines on inclusion of persons with disabilities in humanitarian action
  • Report by ACFID’s Humanitarian Reference Group (HRG): “A Fit for the Future Humanitarian Agenda”
  • Report on Principles to Guide Development of new Infrastructure in the Pacific – “Building Together”
  • Film about disability rights: “Defiant Lives”
  • Devex Article: “From CSR into HR: Disability inclusion in the workplace”
  • Report by the International Rescue Committee on the Rights of persons with disabilities in refugee areas in Tanzania
  • Website: Disability Insider: On disability, accessibility and universal design

OPPORTUNITIES FOR INPUT

  • Pacific Islands COVID-19 surveys
  • Disability Rights Monitor COVID-19 survey
  • WBU survey on COVID-19
  • Women Enable International survey on COVID-19

CONFERENCES, TRAINING & EVENTS

  • 3rd CBR/CBID World Congress
  • Save the Date: International Alliance of Academies of Childhood Disabilities Conference

EMPLOYMENT and FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

  • Call for Applications: UN Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples
  • Call for Submissions: UN SDG Action Awards
  • Call for proposals: Research into audiological profiles and the operational experience of using pre-programmable hearing aids

NEWSLETTERS FROM OTHER ORGANISATIONS

  • East Wind 29, January 2020
  • Source E-Bulletin, Spring (Northern) 2020
  • UN DESA Voice March 2020
  • UN DESA Voice April 2020
  • World Federation of the Deaf: Special COVID-19
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