Delegates gathered in Istanbul, Turkey on October 22 & 23 representing 6 continents & 65 countries in order to establish the World Disability Union (WDU) and a global Congress addressing Universal Design. The WDU a project; of bringing together real/ legal persons, NGOs, organizations, institutions and associations, government organizations that work in the field of […]
The Global Network for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities (GNED) is committed to building a global, social and business network to which existing business owners with a disability, whether they be experienced entrepreneurs or people with potential, can turn at any stage of their business journey.
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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) marked its 20th anniversary recently. Although there are differing opinions regarding how helpful or effective the ADA has been, there is a wealth of useful disability employment-related data available in the ADA toolkit compiled by the ADA National Network by DBTAC www.adaanniversary.org/ Of particular note is the effort being […]
ISLAMABAD, Aug 19 (APP): Pakistan Poverty Elevation Fund (PPAF) would launch projects for economic empowerment and capacity building of Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) with an allocation of Rs.3 billion during next five year. . PPAF has also initiated a micro credit project in Quetta, Khairpur and Swat for persons with disabilities under which training for […]
“The Way Forward beyond 2012” . With some 90 experts from all over the Asia-Pacific region, including an expert with a psychiatric disability, the “Expert Group Meeting-cum-Stakeholder Consultation to Review the Implementation of the Asian and Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons, 2003-2012: The Biwako Millennium Framework for Action” was held at UNESCAP in Bangkok, Thailand […]