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Greetings from the Pacific Disability Forum!
PDF is currently having a marathon of meetings.
It started of with the CRPD Resource Team Meeting from the 22 - 26 of July 2013, then the Office Managers Training Workshop from the 29 of July - 2 of August 2013. Then the PDF Board Induction and Training will follow from the 5 - 9 August 2013.
Pacific Disability Forum | 8/7/2013 12:00:00 AM
The Gillard Government is supporting Pacific island countries to develop healthier communities through sport.
Senator Kate Lundy, Minister for Sport, and Senator Matt Thistlethwaite, Parliamentary Secretary for Pacific Island Affairs, today announced the opening of the Pacific Sports Partnerships, a $14 million competitive grants program funded by AusAID and managed by the Australian Sports Commission.
Pacific Disability Forum | 5/23/2013 12:00:00 AM
In the news this week, we again look at the upcoming PDF conference, Hertz rental providing mobility for Persons with Disabilities in Vanuatu, the story of 2013 Andy Lynch Award winner Dephany Naliupis of Vanuatu, friendship leads to matrimony in Samoa, stair climber Jordon Milroy's story - 'Disabled is who I am, Stair climbing is what I do' and the International Labour Organisation issues a brief on cooperatives for persons with disabilities.
| 3/22/2013 12:00:00 AM
The International Disability Alliance in partnership with the Pacific Disability Forum held a half day workshop at the Holiday Inn Suva.
| 2/26/2013 12:00:00 AM