The European Parliament debates the EU implementation of the UN CRPD in Plenary Session

20 May 2015
The International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) welcomes the European Parliament’s initiative to vote on a resolution during the plenary session today, 20 May 2015, regarding the...

A first step in the review of the EU’s implementation of the UN CRPD

30 Apr 2015
From 25 March until 17 April 2015, the 13th Session of the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) took place in Geneva. During this Session, the Committee started the review...
People in the photo (left to right) - Alicia Martin DG DEVCO, EU Commissioner Mimica, Johannes Trimmel IDDC, Catherine Naughton EDF, Francois Carbonez IDDC, Gunta Anca EDF

European Commissioner Mimica: We stay committed to Disability Inclusive Development

09 Mar 2015
Representatives of the European Disability Forum (EDF) and of the International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) met last week with European Commissioner for International Cooperation and...
L-to-R: Mr. Komivi (Togolese Federation of Associations of Persons with Disabilities), Mr. Carbonez (IDDC), Mrs. Naughton (IDDC), Mr. Güemes (EDF-FEPH), Mr. Guerrero MEP (S&D, Spain)

New Term, New Opportunities: Strengthening Inclusion in EU International Cooperation

17 Oct 2014
During an event in the European Parliament (EP) this Wednesday 15 October, the International Disability & Development Consortium (IDDC) launched its Toolkit for strengthening inclusion in EU...
Dr Ruth Warick's intervention during the ECOSOC meeting

What can the Post-2015 development agenda achieve for persons with disabilities?

10 Jul 2014
On 8 July 2014, the International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) and International Disability Alliance (IDA) organised a side event at the UN on “What can the Post-2015 development...
MEPs Angelika Mlinar (Austria, ALDE), Cecilia Wikström (Sweden, ALDE), and Monika Vana (Austria, Greens) holding the IDDC Elections Statement

Strengthening MEP commitment to disability rights in EU Development

24 Jun 2014
On Tuesday 24th June, several Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) participated in the photo event launched by the International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) as a follow-up to...
IDDC/2014 - Speakers at presentation of Italian Development Cooperation Disability Action Plan event

Italian Disability Action Plan – a first step to include persons with disabilities on the international development agenda

13 Jun 2014
On Monday 26 May 2014, the Italian Network for Disability and Development (RIDS), with the support of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the International Disability and Development...

IDA-IDDC side event at COSP 2014 - Human Rights and Persons with Disabilities

10 Jun 2014
On 9 June 2014, International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) and International Disability Alliance (IDA) organised a side event during the President of General Assembly’s High-Level...

IDDC European Elections Statement: Looking for Signatures

23 May 2014
Following the official launch of IDDC’s European Elections Statement on 23 January 2014, in the European Parliament, the real advocacy work of bringing in signatures has begun.   IDDC members are...

Nairobi Declaration – Inclusive Post-2015 Development Agenda for Persons with Disabilities in Africa

20 Mar 2014
On 6-8 March 2014 in Nairobi, the International Disability Alliance (IDA), supported by IDDC, hosted a conference to deepen dialogue between national, regional and global organisations of persons...