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Online tools on disability and development and on the UN Convention


A new resource publication on disability and development produced by HI is accessible online at http://www.handicap-international.fr/bibliographie-handicap/

This publication has English and French versions and targets all organisations working in the field of development action, humanitarian and emergency action, and human rights, at international, national as well as local level [...].

Training tool on the UN Convention on the rights of people with disabilities

Educational kit

A training toolkit on the UN Convention on the rights of people with disabilities produced by HI is available online at : http://www.handicap-international.fr/kit-pedagogique/indexen.html.

Handbook for Parliamentarians on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Handbook for Parliamentarians - PDF

Handbook for Parliamentarians - Online version

New online-handbook www.making-prsp-inclusive.org supports persons with disabilities in the fight against poverty

In 1999, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) introduced the concept of Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSP). One of its basic ideas is that highly indebted poor countries develop comprehensive strategies how to reduce poverty within the country. Civil society should participate in the formulation, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the poverty reduction strategy (PRS) [...].

Resource websites

Ask Source : Mainstreaming disability in development

Disability & development cooperation

Disability KAR : Has disability been mainstreamed into the development co-operation?

Disability KAR : Mainstreaming disability in development

Discussion paper to Disability Working Group, Satellite Group 2

Disability and the Millenium Development Goals :


Inclusive Development Platform

This platform has been developed by CNOTINFOR - Centro de Novas Tecnologias da Informação, Ltda., with funds from the Portuguese Cooperation for the World Bank Deficiency and Inclusive Development Team for Latin America and Caribbean Region, starting from the training workshops made in Argentina , Brazil , México, Nicaragua and Uruguay in 2004 and 2005.

The site is available in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

Nations Unies, Département des affaires économiques et sociales, Enable

Siyanda search results about disability

UNICEF statistics on Child Disability

Working Group on Disability and Poverty Reduction of the Global Partnership of Disability and Development (GPDD)

World Bank : The World Bank and Disability

Good practices

Inclusive development Good Practices - DCDD

Mainstreaming disability in education programme in Lao - DCDD

Case studies

Enhanced quality learning project in Somaliland and Puntland (PDF - 155 Ko)

Including persons with disabilities in water and sanitation project in Mali (PDF - 772 Ko)

Including Persons with disabilties in national statistics in Morocco (PDF - 308 Ko)

Including the perspectives of persons with disabilties in the programming of the 10th EDF in Ghana (PDF - 184 Ko)

Inclusive education at the National Level Papua New Guineas national system (PDF - 239 Ko)

Mainstreaming disability in the Public Health Sector in India (PDF - 187 Ko)

Making transport in the Philippines accessible for persons with disabilities (PDF - 120 Ko)

Promoting a disability perspective in Uganda's HIV AIDS National response (PDF - 1.6 Mo)

Promoting inclusive education in Western Kenya (PDF - 817 Ko)

Relief and Rehabilitation for people with disabilities during emergency situation in North Lebanon (PDF - 342 Ko)

Support to DPOs in Madagaskar and the Balkans (PDF - 198 Ko)

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