Nothing about us without us!
DPI/AP NEWSLETTER May 3, 2012
Women and Disabilities in Sweden (FQ)
This is an alternative report to the committee of CRPD. The report should notbe seen as in conflict with the alternative report that was sent from the jointand large report which was agreed on by all organisation of persons withdisabilities in Sweden, but rather a complement. FQ had the opportunity to alsomake inputs to that report. Please find it attached (Sweden WWDs).
8.Black and Minority Ethnic Disabled People
Attached please find a UK REPORT on the needs of Black and Minority EthnicDisabled People. It has received much media attention and has been sent toparliamentarians.
B) Developments relating to social justice
1.Call for Participation, ASEAN-AU Exchange Visit for Civil SocietyOrganizations
“Global context is changing. Significant change post-1945 in global order is thecreation of regional organizations to handle issues that have transnationaldimensions character such as conflict prevention and resolution, protection of the environment, poverty eradication, democracy and human rights, economicdevelopment, and fiscal policies. From Europe to Asia, Africa to Latin America,the Caribbean to the Pacific, regional organizations continue to play significantroles in shaping the agenda of global relevance and development. In fact, therehas been an increased level of interaction between and amongst regionalorganizations across the region.” Please find documents attached.
2.Total Reform Is Needed to Make AICHR Independent, Effective andRelevant to the ASEAN Peoples
South Asia Regional Workshop on Human Rights in Development
This event will take place from 22nd – 28th July 2012 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.The DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION is 31
of MAY 2012. Please find moreinformation attached.
4.Cambodia ASEAN Pride 2012
The so called Cambodia ASEAN Pride Week will be held from 12-20 May 2012.The slogan this year is: “Different but the Same.” There is also the CambodiaLGBT Pride art exhibitions on going during this time. For more information,pleasefollow link.
5.Path to establish regional human rights mechanism