Pacific Disability Forum

Month: November 2020

CEO receives Presidential medal

PDF Congratulates  Forum Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Setareki Macanawai for receiving the Presidential medal as part of the country’s 50th anniversary of independence. Read more: https://www.fiji.gov.fj/Media-Centre/News/Feature-Stories/Macanawai-Dedicates-Medal-To-The-Disable-Community

New Director Operations appointed

The Pacific Disability Forum (PDF) has recently appointed Ms. Laisa Vereti as its Director Operations. “PDF welcomes Laisa to this very senior management role and are delighted to have her take up the position with her vast experience in program coordination, research, policy, capacity building, lobbying, resource/project management and research on a regional and international …

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International Albinism Awareness undertaken

The Pacific Disability Forum (PDF) for the first time is celebrating International Albinism Awareness Day to raise awareness on persons with albinism and the issues they face in their everyday life. On December 18, 2014, the United Nations’ General Assembly adopted a resolution establishing June 13th as International Albinism Awareness Day which confirmed the global focus …

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Pacific Disability Forum Governing Board Convenes Its Annual Meeting Virtually

With the successful completion of the 2020 Pacific Disability Forum (PDF) Board election last month, the PDF governing Board begins its annual series of meetings today, Monday, 03 August 2020. This will be spread over four days ending on Thursday, 06 August 2020. This event is held annually and attended by the members of the …

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