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    Thematic Group on Disaster Risk Reduction Invites Experts and Organizations to JOIN!

    INTERNATIONAL: The Stakeholder Group of Persons with Disabilities, is launching the establishment of a NEW Thematic Group on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR). This thematic group will support the engagement of persons with disabilities, their representative organizations and other relevant stakeholders to contribute to the monitoring of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (included within the 2030 Agenda… Continue Reading »

    Afghan Disability Rights Conference

    WASHINGTON, DC:  The Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Washington, DC, will host the “Afghan Disability Rights Conference: From Policy to Programming” from 23-24 May 2017 at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.  This conference is being held in partnership with the U.S.-Afghan Women’s Council and the United States International Council on Disabilities. The… Continue Reading »

    Program for Assistive Technology Conference Announced

    RESNA’s 2017 Conference, AT Innovations Across the Lifespan, will offer over 50 workshop presentations on best practices in assistive technology over three days, June 28, 29, and 30. Workshop topics include: Cognitive and Sensory Impairments Computer Applications and Communications Emerging Technology International Appropriate Technology Job & Environmental Accommodations, including Ergonomics Public Policy and Advocacy Seating and Mobility, including… Continue Reading »

    10th Conference of States Parties to the CRPD

      NEW YORK: The 10th session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD (COSP10) will take place from 13 to 15 June 2017 at UN Headquarters in New York. The COSP is one of the largest and most diverse disability meetings in the world. The main theme of COSP10 is: “The Second Decade… Continue Reading »

    Ohio University Southern to host disability awareness conference

    Ohio University Southern will host Envision Access Conference: Supporting Students with Disabilities, on March 24, at the Ironton campus, 1804 Liberty Ave., Ironton. The conference provides an opportunity for members of the Tri-State region to increase awareness and understanding of trends in addressing the needs of students with disabilities. The keynote speaker is Dr. J.… Continue Reading »

    Persons with Disabilities Attend International Conference in Cuba

    HAVANA: Delegates from 20 nations will attend as of tomorrow the 6th Conference of the Latin American Network of Non-Governmental Organizations of Persons with Disabilities and their Families (RIADIS), hosted for the first time by Cuba. Under the motto ‘Latin America inclusive in unity, development, peace and hope’, some 200 delegates from Spain, Canada, the… Continue Reading »

    GAATES Participating at the Assistive Technology Conference in Sharjah

    SHARJAH, UAE: The Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES) is participating in International Conference on Assisitive Technology 2017 (AT TOPIA), March 9-11, in Sharjah, UAE to discuss Assistive Technology for persons with disabilities and older people and it’s future development based on their needs. This conference is organized by the Sharjah City for… Continue Reading »

    Assistive Technology Conference AT TOPIA in Sharjah

    SHARJAH, UAE: The Assistive Technology Conference AT TOPIA 2017, which will take place in Sharjah, UAE, March 9-11, 2017 at the Sharjah Expo Center, organized by Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services. The coference will provide the opportunity to present latest international evidence-based practices in the field of assistive technology. The conference aims to raise awareness… Continue Reading »

    Universal Design 2017 Conference in New York

    NEW YORK: The Universal Design Conference 2017, which will take place in New York, USA, March 9, 2017 at the Center for Architecture, aims to propagate the popularity of universal design and the need for universal accessibility. The  UD conference 2017 will be hosted by American Institute of Architects in New York’s Design for Aging… Continue Reading »