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One Day Conference on UK Disability and Development Cooperation for Disabled People and Representatives of Disabled People’s Organisations (DPOs)

Saturday 1st June 2019

Student Central, University of London Union, Malet St, London, WC1E 7HY

11am – 4pm

Purpose

To discuss:

    • DFID Disability Inclusion strategy – challenges and opportunities for DPOs – members of DfID staff will be presenting their strategy followed by workshops
    • Role of DPOs in international development – history and context (UNCPRD Art 32)
    • International cooperation with DPOs – barriers and facilitators
    • Sharing learning and ideas on how to facilitate international cooperation between UK based DPOs and DPOs in developing countries

To Decide:

  • How UK DPO’s should be represented internationally
  • What structure do we need?
  • Representatives to United Nations CoSP and Relaunch of Commonwealth Disabled People’s Forum
  • Representation to European Disability Forum

 

To book your free place: https://www.inclusionlondon.org.uk/training-and-support/powerup/view/one-day-conference-on-uk-disability-and-international-development/

For more information contact: info@rofa.org.uk

Participation is free for disabled people/DPOs and travel expenses will be covered by DfID/ROFA

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