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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Theme for 2016: Achieving 17 Goals for the Future We Want United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Persons with Disabilities is annually held on December 3 to focus on issues that affect people with disabilities worldwide. The theme for this year’s International Day is “Achieving 17 Goals for the Future …

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IDDC Consultation on Inclusive Development

International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) is launching a consultation to arrive at a common understanding among all stake holders and partners on inclusive development. The aim of the International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) is to promote inclusive development internationally, with a special focus on promoting the full and …

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African call for good practices

Making It Work, in collaboration with a global Gender and Disability Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), is launching an African call for good practices on the elimination, prevention of and response to violence, abuse and exploitation of women and girls with disabilities. It is targeting actions and initiatives that lead to …

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CAN distributes WHO CBR guidelines to DPOs in Uganda:

CBR Africa Network (CAN), through collaboration with the umbrella organization – the National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU), provided WHO CBR Guidelines training to Disabled People’s Organizations (DPOs) from various districts and communities in Uganda. The one-day workshop held on Tuesday, 25th October, 2016 at Nob View hotel …

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Disaster risk, reduction and CBR- 2nd CBR World Congress

Over 1000 representatives from 78 countries are attending the 2nd CBR World Congress, running from 27th-29th of September in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Community-based rehabilitation practitioners, persons with disabilities and other key stakeholders convene to celebrate the work being done to empower and enable people facing barriers around the world. The …

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Day of the African Child commemorated in Uganda

ANPPCAN Uganda chapter ANPPCAN Uganda chapter was part of the national Day of the African Child celebrations on June 16th, 2016 at the Masaka Rebaration grounds in Uganda. The celebration marked the launch of two important child rights protection tools; the national case management hand book and the training manual …

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2nd CBR World Congress

CBR: EMPOWERING AND ENABLING September 27th – 29th 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Berjaya Times Square Hotel, Kuala Lumpur The theme for the 2nd World Congress is “CBR: Empowering and Enabling”. The focus is to provide a setting for diverse communities of practice, policy, education, research and social development to engage …

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CAN Executive Committee Member Essam Khouzam dead

CBR Africa Network with great sorrow conveys to you the passing away of Mr. Essam Francis Khouzam on Tuesday May 3rd in Egypt.  Essam was a founding pillar at SETI Center- Caritas Egypt from the time of its establishment 30 years ago. He was the head of the CBR department …

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