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Job Opportunity: Financial Manager based in Madrid

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Bridging the Gap, the European Union’s flagship initiative on the inclusion of persons with disabilities in international development cooperation is looking for a Financial Manager to join the Project Management Unit, based in Madrid. A service contract linked to the implementation of the project, for an estimated duration of 30 months, is offered. DUTIES OF THE…

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How to make the invisible visible in Sudan

A moment of the follow-up meetings organised by Bridging the Gap with local representatives of women with disabilities from the Sudanese state of Gedaref.

From the 15 to the 18 of December 2018, BtG Sudan visited the Councils for Persons with Disability (CPD) in the states of Gedaref and Kassala. The mission intended to monitor the impact of the activity held in Gedaref collecting also suggestions for planning the second phase. The meeting with the CPD in Gedaref was…

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Intense month for Bridging the Gap in Ethiopia

A moment of the Disability Equality Training organised by Bridging the Gap in Addis Ababa for DfID staff.

Bridging the Gap in Ethiopia lived a very intense month of activities between mid-November and December. Four important trainings were organised, with the objective of strengthening the relevance of the disability component in international cooperation activities in the country. First, a “Disability Awareness and Inclusive WASH Solutions Training” was organized in favour of CARE Ethiopia…

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One week of training on project planning and management for OPDs in Burkina Faso

Participants at the training on project planning and mangement in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

30 representatives from organisations of persons with disabilities (OPDs) of Burkina Faso attended the training on project planning and management, organised by Bridging the Gap in the framework of the activities aimed at reinforcing the capacities of OPDs and delivered by the expert Nab Léonard Davire. The training, officially inaugurated by Boukary Savadogo, permanent Secretary…

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The challenges to ensure inclusive education at the core of Bridging the Gap 2018 Annual event

segundo panel de debate evento anual de Bridging the Gap

Under the heading “Tackling the challenges to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education”, Bridging the Gal celebrated its 2018 Annual event on November 28th in Madrid (Spain), gathering institutional representatives, development practitioners and organisations of persons with disabilities. The event was introduced by the Director of the International and Ibero-American Foundation for Administration and Public…

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The Organizations of Persons with Disabilities of Paraguay validate the Work Plan 2019-2020 of Bridging the Gap

two representatives of DPOs presenting the results of the meeting

On October 26 and 27, the Paraguayan city of Encarnación hosted the First National Meeting of the project Bridging the Gap, during which actions identified as priority by member organizations of the National Commission for the Rights of Persons with disabilities (CONADIS) for the 2019-2020 Work Plan of the project were validated. This meeting was…

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Bridging the Gap strengthens the capacities of the National Council Disability Focal Points in Burkina Faso

participants of the trainings

From the 11th to the 18th of July, in Ougadougou (Burkina Faso), Bridging the Gap II held the training activity entitled “The Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disability (CRPD) and inclusion: promotion and integrated protection of the rights of persons with disabilities through synergies between institutions and civil society – The Sustainable Development…

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The European Union presents in Ethiopia its flagship initiative on the inclusion of persons with disabilities in development cooperation

Family picture of the launch in Ethiopia

Bridging the Gap was presented today to the Ethiopian authorities, development partners and civil society organisations at an event organized by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA), implementing and co-funding partner of BtG in Ethiopia. The event, kicked-off with a reflection from the country’s disability movement by Kalkidan Shemeles from the Federation of National Associations of…

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Generation of data and indicators for the inclusion of persons with disabilities in Paraguay

Taller datos e indicadores Asunción. Mesa de ponentes

Nearly 100 people shared knowledge and good practices around the most relevant approaches on the generation and disaggregation of data and indicators for the inclusion of people with disabilities during the Bridging the gap’s training workshop celebrated on June 28 in Asuncion (Paraguay). The workshop was organised in collaboration with the Spanish Agency for International…

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