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.

Today, We Celebrate

25 Sep 2015
The rights of persons with disabilities were formally recognised today, as world leaders gathered at the United Nations Summit in New York to officially adopt “Transforming Our World: the 2030 Agenda...
Constructive Dialogue session of CRPD review of the EU

CRPD Review of the EU: External action well represented

09 Sep 2015
On Thursday 3 September, the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilites adopted its Concluding Observations on the report of the European Union’s (EU) implementation of the UN Convention...

Persons with disabilities in EU External Action - from policy to practice: IDDC’s side event at the 14th session of the CRPD committee

01 Sep 2015
The 14th session of the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is currently taking place in Geneva. In follow-up to the adoption of the List of Issues in April 2015, the Constructive...