Celebrating Universal Health Coverage Day 2017 – rising for the right to health of all people

11 Dec 2017
Celebrating Universal Health Coverage Day 2017 – rising for the right to health of all people With commendable steps forward being taken by many governments and other actors worldwide on Universal...

Launch of EduInvest Quest - a newsletter on disability inclusive edcuation financing

05 Dec 2017
As a follow-on to the Call to Action to Invest in Disability-Inclusive Education earlier this year and our campaign to increase investment in disability-inclusive education, the Inclusive Education...
Photo of two people using sign language to communicate - Photo credit CBM, Lohnes

Together For Inclusion

01 Dec 2017
Together For Inclusion - European Disability and Development Week 2017 (EDDW17) From 3-10 December 2017, the International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) together with other...

Launch of the EDDW17 photo contest

02 Nov 2017
The EU Task Group of IDDC launches a photo contest for EDDW 2017 The European Union Task Group of the International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) has launched a photo contest in the...

BRIDGE CRPD-SDG Training of Trainers Module B in Brighton

16 Oct 2017
From 28 September to 5 October 2017, sixteen trainees including leaders with disabilities from Africa, Asia, the Pacific and Latin America took part in the BRIDGE CRPD-SDG Training of Trainers...
Yetnebersh with colleagues from Light for the World at the United Nation’s High Level Political Forum in New York in July 2016. Credit: Joel Sheakoski

Right Livelihood Award 2017 goes to Yetnebersh Nigussie from IDDC Member Light for the World

26 Sep 2017
This morning, Yetnebersh Nigussie, Senior Inclusion Advisor for IDDC Member Light for the World, has been awarded the Right Livelihood Award 2017.

High-Level Political Forum 2017 on sustainable development: Ministerial Declaration Adopted

20 Jul 2017
In conclusion of the 2017 High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on sustainable development, convened under the auspices of the UN Economic and Social Council, the Ministerial declaration and report of...

Towards an inclusive partnership between Africa and the EU

19 Jul 2017
From the 11-13 July 2017, IDDC participated in the third Africa – EU Civil Society Forum which took place in Tunis (Tunisia). At this Forum, civil society from different countries and different...

Disability movement calls on governments to include persons with disabilities in the global eradication of poverty

10 Jul 2017
Press release by the Stakeholder Group of Persons with Disabilities, in collaboration with IDA, IDDC and Light for the World

Raising awareness with members of Parliament at the ACP – EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly in Malta

30 Jun 2017
From the 17-21 June 2017, IDDC attended the Joint Parliamentary Assembly in Malta. This so called JPA brings together members of Parliament from Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP) and...