Evening SEMINAR, Disability in Developing Countries, Melbourne, September 25, 2008
Disability in Developing Countries Special Interest Group Seminar
Disabled Peoples’ Organisations in Development
Speaker: Abdus Sattar Dulal, Founder and Executive Director of
Bangladesh Protibandhi Kalyan Samity, and Secretary of the Disabled Peoples’ International World Council
Using examples from Bangladesh, Sattar will present the significance and implications of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities for Disabled Peoples’ Organisations. The presentation will focus on the roles of DPOs in development, including challenges and ways in which mainstream sectors can support the development and participation of DPOs. The “Persons
with Disabilities Self-Initiative to Development” approach will be used as the key case study for discussion.
Inclusion, Rights and Rehabilitation – Handicap International’s work in South Asia
Speaker: Sally Baker, Consultant, formerly South Asia Regional Coordinator for Handicap International
Date and time: Thursday, 25 September 2008, 5.30 – 7.30pm
Venue: Lecture Theatre C, Old Arts Building, The University of
This seminar is free, but RSVP to the following, before 19 September, is necessary:
Nossal Institute for Global Health
The University of Melbourne
(Please indicate if you are a wheelchair user.)
Sponsored by Christian Blind Mission and Nossal Institute for Global Health, The University of Melbourne
Thank you to Ghulam Nabi Nizamani for circulating the above notice.
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