Alert – Disability-inclusion in the Political Declaration on Universal Health Coverage

Alert – Disability-inclusion in the Political Declaration on Universal Health Coverage

Posted by: on Sep 27, 2019 | No Comments

At the UN General Assembly, on 23rd September, UN Member States adopted a Political Declaration to accelerate efforts towards universal health coverage (UHC).

ALERT  – Joint NGO Statement on Yemen ahead of the 74th UN General Assembly

ALERT – Joint NGO Statement on Yemen ahead of the 74th UN General Assembly

Posted by: on Sep 23, 2019 | No Comments

After almost five years of conflict, and despite all efforts to halt displacement, hunger and disease, Yemen remains the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. HI along with 25 NGOs call the international community to apply concerted pressure to all parties to the conflict.

ALERT – Bangladesh: 2 years after the Rohingya influx, access to services for refugees with disabilities remain critical

ALERT – Bangladesh: 2 years after the Rohingya influx, access to services for refugees with disabilities remain critical

Posted by: on Aug 22, 2019 | No Comments

25th August 2017 was marked by violence in Rakhine, forcing thousands of Rohingya to cross the border of Myanmar and seek protection in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. The pace of new arrivals has made this the fastest growing refugee crisis in the world.

FEEDBACK: Sustainable Development Goal 4 on education – Inclusion in the spotlight

FEEDBACK: Sustainable Development Goal 4 on education – Inclusion in the spotlight

Posted by: on Jul 17, 2019 | No Comments

The session to review the Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG4) dedicated to education was far from the self-congratulating discussion we’ve been often hearing at the High Level Political Forum (HLPF).

By Blandine Bouniol, HI Deputy Director for Advocacy