From left to right: Colin Allen, Chair of the International Disability Alliance; Yetnebersh Nigussie, International Disability and Development Consortium and Light for the World; José Maria Viera, World Blind Union

Persons with Disabilities Excluded from National Sustainable Development Plans

15 Jul 2016
(IDA-IDDC Press Release on 15 July 2016, New York) 80% of persons with disabilities live in developing countries and have won a hard-fought role in designing and overseeing the Sustainable...
Civil Society Forum panel at the Conference of State Parties to the CRPD

IDDC at the Conference of State Parties to the CRPD

04 Jul 2016
The International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) and a number of its members, including ADD International, Atlas Alliance, CBM, Disabled People’s Organisations Denmark (DPOD), Dutch...

9 - 16 June 2016: IDDC presence at the Joint Parliamentary Assembly in Windhoek (Namibia)

24 Jun 2016
From the 9th until the 16th of June 2016, the International Disability and Development Consortium was present at the Joint Parliamentary Assembly in Windhoek (Namibia). This so called JPA brings...
Participants from EDF and IDDC meet with EU Commissioner Stylianides

EU Humanitarian Aid Must Be Inclusive

22 Jun 2016
European Commissioner Stylianides: We will turn words into action   EDF and IDDC met Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management and agreed on the importance of the EU taking practical...

IDA & IDDC joint press release - Results of the 2016 CRPD Committee elections

15 Jun 2016
On the opening day of the Conference of States Parties, elections were held for nine of the eighteen seats of the CRPD Committee and the following candidates were elected:*
IDA-IDDC BRIDGE training in Bangkok in March 2016

IDDC-IDA BRIDGE training in Bangkok

15 Mar 2016
From 5-11 March 2016 in Bangkok, the International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) and the International Disability Alliance (IDA) piloted the second module of the BRIDGE training on the...
Maleni Chaitoo during opening session on 3 December in New York

3rd December celebrations at the UN Headquarters

09 Dec 2015
On 3rd December 2015, at the United Nations Headquarters for the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) Ms Maleni Chaitoo presented on behalf of the International Disability and...
Presentations during DFID celebrations on 3 December 2015

3rd December celebrations in DFID

09 Dec 2015
On the 3rd December 2015, IDDC took part in events organised by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) for the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This...
Participants of 3 December 2015 event in Brussels

What does it take to really tackle inequalities and to leave no one behind?

04 Dec 2015
On 3rd December 2015, the European Union (EU) celebrated the International Day of Persons with Disabilities in the framework of the European Year for Development. The aim of the one-day conference...

03/12: European Conference on Disability-Inclusive Development Cooperation

01 Dec 2015
2015 is the European Year for Development, an opportunity to explain to European citizens how European Union (EU) development aid works and to demonstrate that it makes a real and lasting difference.

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