BRIDGE CRPD-SDGS TRAINING INITIATIVE
Bridge CRPD-SDGs is an intensive training programme that aims to support organisations of persons with disabilities (DPOs) and disability rights advocates to develop an inclusive (all persons with disabilities) and comprehensive (all human rights) CRPD perspective on development, including the post-2015 agenda and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to reinforce their advocacy for inclusion and realisation of the rights of all persons with disabilities.
It is a joint initiative by the International Disability Alliance (IDA) and the International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC), and is supported by the Disability Rights Fund (DRF), Ford Foundation, the UK National Lottery Community Fund, among others.
The programme was devised to respond to increasing demands for trainings on the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and inclusive development, and how this links to achieving Agenda 2030 and the SDGs. It is a coordinated training investment, drawing from the resources and experiences of IDA and IDDC networks and their members.