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