“Being a Person”: Congress in Milan

Disability in the World: Rights, Inclusion and Rehabilitation

5th and 6th of April 2019

Milano, Centro Congressi Fondazione Cariplo, Via Romagnosi 8

The congress has been organised by AIFO in collaboration with Don Gnocchi Foundation and Ovci.

The issues discussed will be in-depth studies of the new languages and goals, which arise from the international scenario, with reference to the “Guidelines for the introduction of the disability issue within the policies and activities of the Italian Cooperation” and the OMS programme “Rehabilitation 2030”.

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Alarcos Cieza, Carla Colicelli, Giampiero Griffo, J.E. Bickenbach, Johannes Trimmel, Mina Lomuscio, Mons. Zuppi, Sunil Deepak, Victoria Lee


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4th Asia-Pacific Community-Based Inclusive Development (CBID) Congress 2019

Asia-Pacific CBID Congress LOGOThe 4th Asia-Pacific Community-Based Inclusive Development (CBID) Congress 2019 will be held on 2nd-3rd July 2019 in Shangri-La hotel, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The Congress will be the regional platform to exchange lessons learned and good practices on the economic empowerment of persons with disabilities in order to break the cycle of poverty towards sustainable social development and economic growth through CBID. It is also meant to strengthen collaboration among representatives from governments, leaders with disabilities, Disabled Peoples’ Organizations (DPOs), Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), International NonGovernment Organizations (INGOs), youth groups and service providers from Asia-Pacific countries.

More info at: http://www.apcbid2019.mn/index.html