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European cooperation shares its experiences to strengthen disability-inclusive public policies in Latin America

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On 28th May, the European programmes of international cooperation Bridging the Gap, EUROsociAL+ and SOCIEUX+ shared their work experiences for the inclusion of persons with disabilities in Latin America at the webinar “Europe & Latin America. Disability in bi-regional cooperation: The opportunity for a new normality, more fair for all”, hosted by Grupo Social ONCE.…

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DEVCO staff trained on inclusive and accessible communication

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Despite the difficulties caused by COVID-19, Bridging the Gap continues its work to promote the inclusion of persons with disabilities in development cooperation. The latest activity carried out in this regard was the inclusive and accessible communication online training addressed to the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO) and EU Delegations staff, originally foreseen to be held in…

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Easy-to-read COVID-19 prevention guidelines reach Somali and Amharic-speaking Ethiopians

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Committed to the need to make information about COVID-19 available to as many people as possible, Bridging the Gap has translated into two Ethiopian local languages, Amharic and Somali, the easy-to-read COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines produced by the organisation Chosen Power (People First Hong Kong). After the adaptation of these guidelines, a total of 2,500 copies have been…

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Bridging the Gap delivers 1000 reusable masks to organisations of persons with disabilities in Burkina Faso

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In the framework of Bridging the Gap’s COVID-19 contingency plan in Burkina Faso, 1000 washable and reusable masks were delivered to the project’s partners’ organisations of persons with disabilities on 13 May at an event held at the premises of the National Multisectoral Council for the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Persons with…

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New job offers to provide technical assistance to Bridging the Gap in Paraguay

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Bridging the Gap is looking for two people to provide technical assistance to the implementation of the project in Paraguay: Technical Assistance to the Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies (MITIC) and the National Secretariat for Human Rights with Disabilities (SENADIS) on the accessibility of websites and training in web accessibility. Terms of reference (in…

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Bridging the Gap presents its latest study on the participation of organisations of people with disabilities

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On 28 April, Bridging the Gap held the webinar ‘The Unsteady Path – Towards Meaningful Participation of Organisations of Persons with Disabilities’ to share the results of its latest study and the knowledge generated around the concept of “meaningful participation” of the Organisations of Persons with Disabilities (OPDs), analyse the barriers and challenges they face…

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Job Opportunity: Logistic-administrative technical assistance for Bridging the Gap project in Paraguay

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Bridging the Gap is looking for a person to provide technical and administrative assistance to the technical coordination of the project in Paraguay under the operational direction of the Technical Cooperation Office (TCO) of the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) in the country. DUTIES OF THE POSITION: Support in the follow-up of the…

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