April 2014 Archives

Mr. Sudarson Subedi, President, National Federations of Disabled Nepal took part in a high-level meeting on Disability and Development at the UN Headquarters in New York in September 2013. With a slogan "Break Barriers and Open Doors", the high level meeting was geared towards how we all can minimize the striking gap between current Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the inclusion of persons with disabilities (PWDs) in development. During the meeting, Mr. Subedi learned about some of the global actions on mainstreaming PWDs. He also understood the dynamics of strengthening international and regional cooperation for disability-inclusive development towards and beyond 2015 and the inclusion of PWDs in national development strategies that ensures the rights of all persons with disabilities as mentioned in the charter of UNCRPD.

Disability in South Asia


Antony Duttine speaks on Handicap International's regional project: "Towards Disability Inclusive Development through a Strengthened Rehabilitation Sector in South Asia", a system of Continuing Professional Education.