FOCUS ON – Addressing transport safety and accessibility for persons with disabilities

FOCUS ON – Addressing transport safety and accessibility for persons with disabilities

Posted by: on Nov 27, 2018 | No Comments

The intersection between health, disability and transport has significant challenges for persons with disabilities living in low- and middle-income countries, where road infrastructure is poor and travel unsafe. The Journey Access Tool (JAT) combines access and road safety audit approaches to identify barriers to transport on journeys taken by persons with disabilities.

ALERT: EDF – IDDC Joint Position on the European Union’s Multiannual Financial Framework for 2021-2027

ALERT: EDF – IDDC Joint Position on the European Union’s Multiannual Financial Framework for 2021-2027

Posted by: on Oct 10, 2018 | No Comments

The European Disability Forum (EDF) and the International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) have joined hands to produce a common analysis and set of recommendations on the EU Multi-Annual Financial Framework.

3 Questions to Jean-Marc Boivin – The FORUS, a unique International platform of NGOs

3 Questions to Jean-Marc Boivin – The FORUS, a unique International platform of NGOs

Posted by: on Sep 27, 2018 | No Comments

The FORUS, formerly known as the International Forum of National NGO Platforms (IFP / FIP), held its General assembly last June. On this occasion, Jean-Marc Boivin, Head of Institutional Relations at HI and member of Coordination SUD’s board, was elected treasurer of the FORUS. We asked him to give us some insight in the involvement of HI in the International Platform of NGOs.

FEEDBACK – End the use of cluster munitions: All States have to join the Oslo Convention!

FEEDBACK – End the use of cluster munitions: All States have to join the Oslo Convention!

Posted by: on Sep 6, 2018 | No Comments

From 3 to 5 September, the state parties to the convention on cluster munitions met in Geneva at their yearly conference, where progress and challenges are discussed.