DIAUD Network

Collaboration in Preparation for the World Urban Forum

Americas, DIAUD Network, November 15 2017

World Urban Forum, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

On November 1, 2017, the DIAUD Network held another successful meeting in preparation for the 9th  World Urban Forum (WUF9), which will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia next February.  Members provided information about their planned representation and contributions at the Forum and were also able to collaborate in planning… Continue Reading »

Collaboration towards Inclusive Cities

Americas, DIAUD Network, October 26 2017

Upgrading in the Old City of Yangzhou

On Wednesday, October 18th, the DIAUD Network hosted another successful meeting preparing members for the upcoming Ninth Session of the World Urban Forum on inclusive cities. The Network recently sent out a survey to all its members in order to gain a deeper understanding of the disability communities’ participation in… Continue Reading »

‘Click and Go Maps’ & wayfinding mobility for all

Americas, DIAUD Network, October 2 2017

Click and Go Maps

On September 20th, the DIAUD Network hosted their next biweekly network meeting to continue discussion on possible collaborations towards accessible urban development. In an effort to improve visibility and outcomes of our Persons with Disabilities – Partner Constituent Group (PWD-PCG), which is under the auspices of the General Assembly of… Continue Reading »

Connecting Communities and Mapping Accessible Places

DIAUD Network, Europe, September 13 2017


On September 6 2017 the DIAUD Network held the next in a series of virtual meetings, to discuss the opportunity to collaborate in preparation for the 9th World Urban Forum (WUF9) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2018.  Representatives from the PWD-PCG and the GAP participating in the High Level Meeting… Continue Reading »

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 11 and Public Spaces

Americas, DIAUD Network, September 1 2017


On August 23, 2017 the DIAUD Network continued its work in utilizing the network to influence global policies, and featured another highly-informative presentation by an urban development professional, Ms. Luisa Bravo. The DIAUD Network’s tasks for this meeting included asking network members to complete a survey on the upcoming World… Continue Reading »

Mobilizing Global Commitments to Accessibility, Perspectives from Governments

Americas, DIAUD Network, August 17 2017

Luis Gallegos

August 9th, 2017 marked the third meeting of the Disability Inclusive and Accessibility in Urban Development (DIAUD) Network.  This meeting focused upon the expansion of the DIAUD Network and the use of its member base to influence change in the urban development realm, and featured a presentation by the former… Continue Reading »

Moving Forward Together Towards Inclusive and Accessible Cities For All

Asia-Pacific, DIAUD Network, August 7 2017

On July 26th, the DIAUD network held the second of a series of virtual meetings intended to bring together diverse partners for the advancement of the inclusive cities in the implementation of the New Urban Agenda. The biweekly meetings were organized with a focus on preparing for the ninth meeting… Continue Reading »

Re-Igniting the Global Network on Disability Inclusion and Accessible Urban Development (DIAUD)

Americas, DIAUD Network, July 25 2017

group photo

On July 12, the Global Network on Disability Inclusion and Accessible Urban Development (DIAUD) kicked off a series of virtual meetings to enhance the participation of persons with disabilities (PwD) and the disability rights community in urban development processes, particularly the 9th World Urban Forum (WUF9) to be held in… Continue Reading »