Webinar on Enhancing Disability Inclusive Practices in Humanitarian Action and Volunteer Management: Overview of a Collaborative Approach

Events, Webinar, May 6 2020

VIVID Webinar – Enhancing Disability Inclusive Practices in Humanitarian Action and Volunteer Management: Overview of a Collaborative Approach

Timings: Thursday 14th May 2020, 9AM to 10AM CET

The webinar is part of the VIVID Project: Technical Assistance in Humanitarian Response, Ensuring Valuable International Volunteering and Inclusion of persons with Disabilities. The main aim of the project is to create a community of practice made up of EU organisations working towards disability inclusion in humanitarian action and volunteering.

The focus of this webinar is to share examples of collaborative practices to ensure inclusion in humanitarian action and volunteer management. This webinar will present European Union’s Humanitarian Strand including the overview and transition to European Solidarity Corps. Then, a presentation and overview of the VIVID Project will be shared, followed by the experience of volunteering for persons with disabilities.

Topic & Speaker Time
Introduction of the session and speakers

Moderator: Rea Konttinen, Abilis

9:00 – 9:10AM
Humanitarian Aid Strand within the European Solidarity Corps – overview and transition

Speaker: Ruard Wallis de Vries, European Commission – Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture (DG EAC)

9:10 – 9.20AM
VIVID-T overview

Speakers: Zrinka Delic and Maria Gonzalez, CBM Ireland

9.20 – 9:30AM
The experience of volunteering for persons with disabilities

Speaker: Loredana Disci, European Disability Forum

9:30 – 9:40AM
Q&A 9:40 – 10:00AM

 

Registration

Please click here to register for the webinar. The webinar will provide real-time captioning and international sign. The webinar will be recorded and shared later for those who cannot join on the following page. For any questions, please write to Marion Steff, European Disability Forum – marion.steff@edf-feph.org

 

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