WORKSHOP IN CAIRO
Team of Handicap International in the Middle-East organise the workshop “DPO engagement in difficult environments, crisis and transition” in Cairo from December 14th to 16th 2007.
Issues that will be discussed on the workshop will be:
Should DPOs provide services when states fail to do so? What kind of service to prioritize to ensure inclusion and Independent living in difficult environment? Role of DPOs in service delivery
Making disability matter, when it doesn’t. Role of DPOs in changing representation of disability Evidence based advocacy.
Advocacy for more and better policy in “limited” democracy: Role of disability in the change of legislationMaking the state pay
Strengthening the disability movement and alliance with Ngos: Exchange between DPOs from Middle East, North Africa, Balkans
Supporting the disability movement: Exchange between HI, SHIA, and others NGOs
Representatives from Bosnia (IC LOTOS), Makedonia (Polio+) and Serbia (Center for Independent Living and Association of Students with Disabilities) will take part in this workshop.