Pacific Disability Forum

About Us

Our Vision

An inclusive and equitable Pacific Society where all human
rights of all persons with disabilities are realised, as outlined in
the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
(UN CRPD).

Our Values

In pursuing its vision, PDF seeks to exemplify the following
values:

  • We are innovative and practical.
  • We are inclusive and respectful.
  • We are independent and trust worthy.
  • We are strategic and reliable.
  • We are transparent and accountable.
  • We are united and self-determined.
  • We are passionate and committed to equality.
  • We are committed to a healthy, safe and accessible environment.
  • We are responsive and resilient.
  • We are collaborative and relevant.

Our Mission

To ensure full inclusion and effective participation of persons
with disabilities in Pacific Island countries and Territories
through:

  • our evidence-based advocacy and
  • active engagement in policy development, implementation and monitoring of the CRPD, SDG, PFRPD, Incheon Strategy and other relevant global and regional frameworks,
  • in collaboration with relevant stakeholders.