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PDF Press Release - PDF Launches New Website
PDF Press Release - PDF Launches New Website

Pacific Disability Forum (PDF), a regional organisation of and for persons with disabilities in the Pacific officially launched its new website today.

Mr Latoa Halatau, the PDF Male Co Chair said that is was another stepping stone for PDF achievement as he launched the website on behalf of the PDF board this morning.

Pacific Disability Forum | 8/9/2013 12:00:00 AM

PDF Weekly Update - 2 August 2013!
PDF Weekly Update - 2 August 2013!

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

Pacific Sports Partnerships call for a healthier, inclusive Pacific
Pacific Sports Partnerships call for a healthier, inclusive Pacific

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

Weekly Update 22nd March 2013
Weekly Update 22nd March 2013

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

Workshop on the Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities h...
Workshop on the Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities held in Suva

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