Pacific Regional Conference on Disability 2013

Theme: Promoting Disability Perspective in the post 2015 Development Agenda

Day 1 Sessions:
Keynote Address
International and Regional Frameworks on Disability (Plenary Session)
Workshops (4 Concurrent Sessions)
   1. Households as islands of support: disability and culture in Solomon Islands
   2. Arts as an Advocacy and Community Awareness Tool
   3. CBR and Children: What can CBR do for Children?
   4. Meeting the need for appropriate mobility devices in the Pacific Region – what is happening; and what more could be done?
Discussion on Reports from Concurrent Sessions
Addressing Disability Inclusive Development in the Post 2015 Development Agenda (Panel Discussion)

Day 2 Sessions:
Post 2015 Dialogue in the Pacific (Plenary Session)
Engaging in the Post 2015 Development Agenda Dialogue in the Pacific and Beyond (Plenary Session)
Workshops (4 Concurrent Sessions)
   1. Safeguarding the rights of people with a disability within services
   2. Making ‘Together’ Happen!
   3. Pacific Education Development Framework – Vision Impairment
   4. Getting government on board: Lessons from the ‘Travelling Together’ Project supporting inclusive road development in rural and urban Papua New Guinea
Discussion on Reports from Concurrent Sessions

PDF Full/Associate Members; Persons with Disabilities and students - FJD150 per day
Disability NGOs and Observers - FJD200 per day
Government/Institutions/ Companies - FJD250 per day
Registration Fees include morning and afternoon teas, lunch and conference material.

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Event capacity: N/A
Event location: Ramada  Plaza
Baie de l’Anse Vata – BP 8262
98807 Nouméa Cedex
Nouvelle Calédonie (New Caledonia)
Event date: 4/10/2013 9:00 AM(GMT + 12.00) - 4/11/2013 5:00 PM(GMT + 12.00)