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Participants at the training on project planning and mangement in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
One week of training on project planning and management for OPDs in Burkina Faso December 21, 2018

30 representatives from organisations of persons with disabilities (DPOs) 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 DPOs and delivered by the expert Nab Léonard Dabire.

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The challenges to ensure inclusive education at the core of Bridging the Gap 2018 Annual event November 29, 2018

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.

two representatives of DPOs presenting the results of the meeting
The Organizations of Persons with Disabilities of Paraguay validate the Work Plan 2019-2020 of Bridging the Gap October 29, 2018

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.

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Bridging the Gap strengthens the capacities of the National Council Disability Focal Points in Burkina Faso July 23, 2018

From the 11th to the 18th of July, in Ougadougou (Burkina Faso), Bridging the Gap II held the training activity.

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The European Union presents in Ethiopia its flagship initiative on the inclusion of persons with disabilities in development cooperation July 12, 2018

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.

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Generation of data and indicators for the inclusion of persons with disabilities in Paraguay June 29, 2018

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.

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The creation and management of disability data and indicators, under discussion at the COSP11 June 15, 2018

On the occasion of the 11th Conference of the States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (COSP11), held at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York from the 12th to the 14th of June.

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Bridging the gap at the COSP 11 June 8, 2018

Bridging the Gap is going to be at the core of the 11th session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (COSP11 CRPD), which will take place at the UN Headquarters in New York.

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Women with Disabilities on the Rise at the European Development Days June 7, 2018

“Educating and training a woman supposes a benefit for all the family”. With this powerful message miss Akhyar Omar closed her intervention at the event “Women on the rise – No one left behind!”

Ana Peláez reading in braille
The Steering Committee of Bridging the gap-II supports the candidature of Ana Peláez to the CEDAW Committee May 25, 2018

Ana Peláez Narváez, an internationally renowned blind woman and current member of the Steering Committee of our European Project Bridging the Gap II, is nominated by Spain to serve on the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee).