Participation in political and public life is a critical element of socially inclusive development, along with the realization of human rights. In the case of persons with disabilities, participation in political and public life enables one to take part and have a voice in decisions that affect oneself and one’s community and country. Such participation […]
The Government of Zambia, through Ministry of Community Development and Social Services, in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour and Social Security and the United Nations in Zambia is convening the 2018 Social Protection Week from Monday 18th June to Friday, 22nd June, 2018 under the theme “Decentralisation and Innovation”.
While disability policy may exist, implementation is lacking resulting in unequal experiences for persons with disabilities in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). There is limited data on disability. Organisations of Persons with Disabilities (DPOs) lack capacity to engage in disability-related monitoring thereby affecting their ability to
7th – 11th May 2018, Intercontinental Hotel, Lusaka, Zambia Theme: CBR for resilience building and sustainable development: Leave no one behind
World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD), celebrated each year on April 2, was adopted by the United Nations in 2007 to shine a bright light on autism as a growing global health crisis. Autism is one of only three health issues to be recognized with its own day by the United Nations. WAAD activities increase world knowledge […]
World Water Day, which falls on 22nd March of every year, is about focusing attention on the importance of water. This year’s theme is ‘Nature of Water’- exploring nature based solutions to the water challenges we face in the 21st century.