Press Release on the Meeting of the Working Group on the Rights of Older Persons and Persons with Disabilities in Africa

Colleagues, we came across this announcement whilst doing research.  Please forward your comments to au-banjul@africa-union.org  and copy DisabilityRights@dwcpd.gov.za

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Commission) Working Group on the Rights of Older Persons and Persons with Disabilities (the Working Group) met from 1 – 2 March 2014, in Banjul, The Gambia. Continue reading

Announcements

  1.  Lancaster Disability Studies Conference 9-11 September 2014 – http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/disabilityconference/ for more information
  2. Higher and Further Education Disability Services Association – HEDSA symposium – this year our theme is “Professionalising the Disability Unit”, and we have a number of interesting workshops planned that will provide you with skills, resources and practical information to use within your own institutions.

Situated in the gorgeous surroundings of Stellenbosch, please diarise 2 and 3 October 2014. Continue reading