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Federico Martire introducing BtG to the workshop's attendants
Bridging the gap debates in Vienna the different approaches to inclusive development and the commitment to the CRPD implementation May 18, 2018

In the framework of Bridging the Gap II (BtG-II) Knowledge Management Strategy (Third Pillar: Learning Spaces to LEARN and TRAIN), last May 15th the workshop titled “Social protection of persons with disabilities in development cooperation” took place in Vienna.

Group photo: participants in the workshop
EU-OHCHR Bridging the Gap I meets to discuss the first draft on human rights indicators April 25, 2018

The component I of the European project Bridging the Gap (BtG-I), led by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), organized on the 19th and 20th of April in Geneva (Switzerland).

Bridging the Gap launches the Webinar-based Training Cycle 2018-2019
Bridging the Gap launches the Webinar-based Training Cycle 2018-2019 March 28, 2018

Bridging the Gap launches a webinar-based training cycle to foster a culture of disability mainstreaming in development and to define a homogeneous approach to the project crosscutting topics.

Launch of Bridging the Gap project in the presence of the commissioner Neven Mimica
Launch of Bridging the Gap project in the presence of the commissioner Neven Mimica December 6, 2017

The European project Bridging the Gap-Inclusive policies and services for equal rights of persons with disabilities, was launched on December 5th in Brussels in the context of the European Disability and Development Week (EDDW).

First contact with local partners
Bridging the Gap makes its first contact with local partners September 28, 2017

In September, the director of Bridging the Gap project, Federico Martire, will visit a total of five countries (Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Sudan, Ecuador, Paraguay) to establish a first contact with the local partners.