DRPI to Host Side Event at 8th UN Conference of States Parties to the CRPD

Monitoring Our Rights: A Tool for Evidence-based Participatory Policy-making Date: 10 June 2015 Time: 11:45am – 1:00pm Venue: Conf. Room 12, United Nations Headquarters, NYC Organizers: Disability Rights Promotion International (DRPI) Co-sponsors: York University, Toronto, Canada Monitoring our rights: a tool for evidence-based participatory policy-making, will focus on Disability Rights Promotion International’s participatory methodology for […]

Expression of Solidarity with NFDN, Nepali people with disabilities and all those affected by the recent earthquakes

Disability Rights Promotion International expresses its solidarity with our partner, the National Federation for the Disabled (NFDN), as well as all Nepali people, including and in particular people with disabilities and their allies, in the wake of the devastating earthquakes that have recently rocked the country. We have received word from the families of NFDN […]

DRPI Rights Monitoring Training Seminar in Hammamet, Tunisia

The DRPI Training Seminar in Hammamet, Tunisia is integrated in project DECIDE, promoted by Handicap International, the Collectif pour la Promotion des Droits des Personnes en Situation de Handicap au Maroc, the Organisation Tunisienne de Défense des Droits des Personnes Handicapées and members of several local disabled persons’ organizations in Bejaia, Algeria. This training seminar, […]

Ethiopia: Learning Programme on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 16 – 17 April 2015

PWESCR (Programme on Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights), in partnership with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights – East Africa Regional Office (OHCHR-EARO), Network of Ethiopian Women’s Association (NEWA), Disability Rights Promotion International, The Women’s Support Association (WSA) and Finnish NGO Foundation for Human Rights (KIOS), is organising a two-day Learning […]

DRPI-AWARE Nepal Workplace Coordinator attends HR Meet

Bishal Dahal, the Nepal Work Placement Coordinator for the DRPI AWARE Project recently attended “HR Meet”, a networking event attended by more than 200 HR Professionals representing different organizations/ companies, to talk about the AWARE project, its goals and opportunities for collaboration. Access photos on the DRPI-AWARE Facebook page showing the event.

Serbia DRPI training begins: monitoring the rights of people living with HIV in Serbia

On 20th March 2015 DRPI Regional Center for Europe starts implementation of 7-day training for monitoring the rights of people living with HIV in Serbia. The training is organized within the project “Monitoring of rights of people living with HIV in Serbia” implemented by Center for Society Orientation, which hosts the DRPI Regional Center for […]

DRPI contributes to Zero Project CRPD implementation map

DRPI has contributed to World Map of on the implementation of UNCRPD 2015 prepared by Zero Project – check out our findings gathered through DRPI projects  and findings of other DPOs worldwide. Access the indicators and map. Additional information: Social Indicators are one of the three areas of research conducted by the Zero Project, together […]

DRPI celebrates women with disabilities this International Women’s Day

Disability Rights Promotion International expresses its solidarity with women with disabilities around the world this International Women’s Day 8 March 2015 Today on International Women’s Day, Disability Rights Promotion International (DRPI) celebrates the creativity, diversity and power that the approximately 300 million women and girls with disabilities [1] around the world have shown in the […]

Not about charity – Nepali Times interviews Marcia Rioux

Marcia H Rioux is Research Professor at York University in Toronto, where she is affiliated with Disability Rights Promotion International (DRPI). She was recently in Kathmandu to meet with private sector employers, and to discuss how to promote access to opportunities in the labour force for people with disabilities. Excerpts from her conversation with Ashutosh […]

India Work Placement Coordinator Position – Deadline 27 February

There is an immediate opening for the position of India Work Placement Coordinator for Disability Rights Promotion International’s Asian Workplace Approach that Respects Equality (AWARE) project. DRPI is a collaborative project working to establish a holistic and sustainable global system to monitor the human rights of people with disabilities. DRPI has begun a five-year employment […]