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ADDC Bulletin: May 2020 edition


ADDC Bulletin: May 2020 edition ADDC News ACFID & ADDC webinar: Disability-inclusive Practice & Research: COVID-19 & Beyond IN THE NEWS

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ADDC Bulletin: May 2020 edition

ADDC News

  • ACFID & ADDC webinar: Disability-inclusive Practice & Research: COVID-19 & Beyond

IN THE NEWS

  • Joint Statement: Protecting sexual and reproductive health and rights and promoting gender-responsiveness in the COVID-19 crisis
  • Covid and Cyclone Harold crisis highlight disability accessibility in the Pacific
  • World Blind Union (WBU) Call to Action launched
  • IDA and IDDC World Health Assembly (WHA) statement
  • IDA and IDDC accessibility campaign launched
  • New UN report calls for disability-inclusive recovery
  • UN High Commissioner for Human Rights urges States to take extra steps to include people with disabilities

COVID-19 RESOURCES

  • UN Policy Brief: A Disability-Inclusive Response to COVID-19
  • UN/DESA Policy Brief: Leaving no one behind: the COVID-19 crisis through the disability and gender lens
  • OHCHR guidance note: COVID-19 and the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • The impacts of COVID-19 on people with disabilities: a rapid review
  • WEI report: COVID-19 at the Intersection of Gender and Disability
  • Devex article: How to ensure a disability-inclusive response to COVID-19
  • Webinar: Re-launching support services during the lifting of confinement rules
  • An inclusive response to COVID-19: Education for children with disabilities
  • Paper: Social protection measures for persons with disabilities and their families in response to COVID 19 crisis

RESOURCE HUBS ON COVID-19 AND DISABILITY

NEW RESOURCES

  • Situation report: TC Harold & disability inclusion
  • Online course: CRPD from a survivor-of-psychiatry perspective
  • ILO paper: Key issues on promoting employment of persons with disabilities
  • Webinar series: Innovation to Inclusion (I2I)
  • Manual on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Women with Disabilities in India
  • Paper: How do economically active people with disabilities access microfinance?

OPPORTUNITIES FOR INPUT

  • WBU Survey on COVID-19
  • Survey: People with Disabilities and Disasters
  • Survey: Down syndrome and COVID-19
  • TCI Asia Pacific – Call for Members
  • Call for Contributions: Mapping the Disability Experience in COVID-19

CONFERENCES, TRAINING & EVENTS

  • Online event: ACFID & ADDC webinar
  • Online event: Melbourne Development Circle: Leaving No-one Behind: Inclusion for People with Disability
  • 3rd CBR/CBID World Congress
  • Save the Date: International Alliance of Academies of Childhood Disabilities Conference

EMPLOYMENT and FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

  • UN Talent Programme for Professionals with Disabilities
  • IDA-MU Doctoral Scholarship Opportunity

NEWSLETTERS FROM OTHER ORGANISATIONS

  • East Wind 31, May 2020
  • World Blind Union, E-Bulletin, April 2020
  • Global Accessibility News, Issue 4
  • Polio News, April 2020

 

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