@disabilityinclusion Tag

Georges Melep from Vanuatu is joining CBM Australia at Voices for Justice this year. Georges is passionate about community work that promotes the rights of people with disabilities and the broader community. He has been involved with the Vanuatu Disability Promotion & Advocacy Association (VDPA) since 2014 and is currently a board member at VDPA and...

On 12 November 2019 the United Nations launched the Guidelines of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action. The Guidelines will assist humanitarian actors, governments and affected communities to coordinate, plan, implement, monitor and evaluate essential actions for the full and effective participation and inclusion of people with disabilities in all sectors and in all phases of...

Julie Smith, CBM Australia Senior Advisor - Program Quality, visits a local Disabled Person's Organisation (DPO) in the Philippines.  Having a disability can be tough in a rural community, where roads are rough, transport expensive and getting access to local services can be almost impossible. Often people with disability find it hard to get out and...

NGO-members have passed an important resolution on disability inclusion at the 2019 Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) Annual General Meeting (AGM). The resolution, proposed by CBM Australia and Motivation Australia, encourages the Australian Government to continue its work as a global leader in advancing disability inclusion in international development policy and practice. The resolution seeks a...

This year, as we do every year, CBM travelled to Canberra to ensure that disability-inclusive development remains on the agenda for Australian decision makers. 'Disability-inclusive development' in practice looks like people with disabilities contributing to and benefiting from the development of their communities on an equal basis with others. As a Christian organisation, CBM regards...