DRPI Hub: Holistic Rights Monitoring Online – Launch

DRPI Hub: Holistic Rights Monitoring Online – Launch Webinar YOU CAN ACCESS THE RECORDED WEBINAR HERE (You will be asked to register to access the video) Disability Rights Promotion International (DRPI) has been working for 12 years to highlight the importance of monitoring disability rights using a participatory, holistic method. The monitoring is designed for […]

Upcoming Webinars – Download the Flyers Now!

We are currently planning two upcoming webinars. Download our flyers for further information. Webinar about our DRPI Hub: Holistic Rights Monitoring Online! Download a PDF version of our DRPI Hub Flyer Here Download a Word version of our DRPI Hub Flyer Here 2. Webinar to discuss our People’s Indicators Paper which will be available in July! Download a PDF […]

MRGD Workshop at the Coady International Institute

In November, 2015, Dr. Xuan Thuy Nguyen spent an afternoon at the Coady International Institute leading a workshop on the Monitoring Educational Rights for Girls with Disabilities project in Vietnam and its use of participatory visual methodologies. The day included a discussion of the politics of engagement fostered by the project and a presentation and […]

Rajive Raturi Receives Limca Book of Records Person of the Year Award

DRPI Asia Pacific Regional Officer, Mr. Rajive Raturi is among 15 persons with disabilities to receive the Limca Book of Records Person of the Year 2016 Award from the Limca Book of Records on April 14, 2016. This year’s awards specifically recognize the contributions of persons with disabilities. The awards were presented in an award ceremony at the Habitat […]

Manila: DRPI Asia Pacific Regional Online Platform Training, 7-10 April

DRPI’s Regional Training for DPOs in the Asia Pacific will be held in Manila, The Philippines, from April 7-10, 2016. The training will test the use of DRPI’s online learning platform and tools for disability rights monitoring. We are pleased to offer this training in partnership with the Asian Blind Union and to be hosted […]

Pretoria: DRPI Africa Regional Online Platform Training, 26-29 Feb

Preparations finalized for the Africa Regional Training Introducing an Online Platform and Tools of Monitoring Disability Rights, which will be taking place in Pretoria, South Africa, from the 26th through 29th February 2016. Organized by the Disability Rights Promotion International – DRPI, in collaboration with the Africa Disability Alliance – ADA. The Training (the first […]

New report: Employing Persons with Disabilities: A Model of Successful Corporate Culture Change

DRPI has released a new report: “Employing Persons with Disabilities:  A Model of Successful Corporate Culture Change,”  which was prepared by Douglas Waxman, PhD Candidate, Critical Disability Studies, School of Health Policy and Management, York University. Read the full report:  Employing Persons with Disabilities: A Model of Successful Corporate Culture Change  

Marcia Rioux speaks at Forum: Celebrating International Day of People with Disabilities

Today DRPI Co-Director Marcia Riouxwas a guest speaker at the Forum: Celebrating International Day of People with Disabilities – which was hosted by jointly by Arthur Rogers, Deputy Secretary, Deputy Secretary, NDIS Reform and Director of Housing and Claire Thorn Acting Director, Office for Disability. Professor Rioux, Distinguished Research Professor in the school of Health […]

International Day of People with Disabilities DRPI Social Media Campaign

On 3 December, 2015, the INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, DRPI celebrates the human rights principles and echoes the countless voices of people with disabilities around the world in calling for dignity, autonomy, non-discrimination, inclusion, and respect for difference. Throughout the day we will be posting quotes to our Facebook and Twitter accounts (@DRPI_global).  […]