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U N Flagship Report Disability and Development 2018

U N Flagship Report Disability and Development 2018

The Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat is a vital interface between global policies in the economic, social and environmental spheres and national action. The Department works in three main interlinked areas: (i) it compiles, generates and analyses a wide range of economic, social and environmental data and information on […]

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Remarks to the 40th Session of the Human Rights Council

Remarks to the 40th Session of the Human Rights Council

As he said, the Human Rights Council is “the epicentre for international dialogue and cooperation on the protection of all human rights — civil, political, economic, social and cultural.  Every door you open helps promote opportunity.  Every right you secure is another brick in the building of a better world.” Download a full Speech

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Feedback tool for the Assessment of the Impact of the WHO Guidelines

Feedback tool for the Assessment of the Impact of the WHO Guidelines

CBR Africa Network (CAN) is an independent Non-Governmental Organisation that facilitates information sharing on disability, Community-Based Rehabilitation (CBR) and inclusive development within Africa and across the World. CAN believes in information sharing as critical to the promotion of CBR strategy for sustainable development and building the capacity of its members to be able to share […]

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Understanding Community Based Rehabilitation in South Africa

Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) has been promoted internationally for several  years as a core strategy for improvement in the quality of life and services for people with disabilities: “Community Based Rehabilitation is a strategy within community development for the rehabilitation, equalisation of opportunities and social inclusion of all adults and children with disabilities. CBR is […]

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Access to Information for the Visually Impaired has been Made Possible

Access to Information for the Visually Impaired has been Made Possible

By Mr Twebaze the Registrar General, Uganda Registration Services Bureau. Uganda Registration Services Bureau has been spearheading a process for Uganda to ratify the Marrakesh Treaty to facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled. Uganda ratified the treaty on April 23, 2018 and it will enter […]

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CAN registers 67% growth in membership

CAN registers 67% growth in membership

CBR Africa Network (CAN) has registered a steady growth in her membership. According to the recent statistics, the number of new members joining the organisation has more than doubled from 600 members in 2017 to 1000 members in 2018, implying a 67% increment. The percentage growth does not only mean that many implementers of CBR […]

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