Feb 13 – 16 2016 marked the Latin America regional training on disability rights. With more than 20 participants representing around 10 countries, we at DRPI are ver pleased to have again the opportunity to meet with DPOs and leaders to learn more about disability rights but above all to keep empowering persons with disabilities […]
DRPI Latin America Regional Officer Jose Viera will attend this important conference: Advancement of the UN CRPD through the 2030 Agenda: No-one Left Behind: Towards Implementation in Latin America in Sao Paolo, Brazil Oct 22-24, 2015. Details: To coincide with the adoption of the Post-2015 Development Framework in September, the International Disability Alliance—in partnership with […]
Today marked the launch of the latest DRPI report from Colombia, Human Rights Monitoring in Persons with Disabilities, with an Emphasis on Psychosocial Disability in Colombia: A Comprehensive Analysis. The report was produced by DRPI’s Latin America office in partnership with Fundamental Colombia, a Bogota-based non-governmental, national organization dedicated to promoting the well-being of persons with […]
The National Federation of Persons’ Organisms with Disability of Honduras (FENOPDIH), in cooperation, with the Disability Rights Promotion International (DRPI), York University and The Latin-American Network of Persons’ Not governmental Organizations with Disability and their Family (RIADIS), takes pleasure in presenting their report: Monitoring of Human Rights of Persons With Disabilities: A Comprehensive Analysis of Compliance […]
DRPI held both its Central America Regional Training as well the training of monitors, data analysts and other personnel involved in the DRPI Honduras Country Monitoring Project from June 25 to July 1, 2012. The joint training took place in Tegucigalpa, Honduras and was co-hosted by the DRPI Latin America Regional Centre and the National […]
From April 13th to 15th Argentina and Perú will be central part of the CRPD committee in Geneva. Both countries have ratified the CRPD and it is now time to check the implementation of this important tool. DRPI Latin American regional officer, José Viera, will be participating in this process in the evaluation of Argentina. José will be writing […]
The DRPI Latin American Regional Training Workshop took place from March 3rd to 8th in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The workshop, which aimed to develop capacity in monitoring the human rights situation of persons with disabilities was hosted by the DRPI Latin American Regional Center, based in the offices of Fundación Rumbos and partnered with Red por los derechos […]
DRPI is excited to announce that José Viera has joined the team as the Regional Officer for Latin America. Read more about José Viera here.