On Wednesday 30 November 2022, the Dóchas Disability in International Development Working Group held an event 'Advocacy Achievements in Disability and Inclusion: National and International Perspectives'. This event marked International Day of Persons with Disabilities in 2022.
Read on to view the video recording and presentations from the events:
Our speakers covered the following topics:
- Dr Meredith Raley, Policy and Research Officer, Disability Federation of Ireland provided an overview about their advocacy work in Ireland. Many of the topics addressed by DFI, such as poverty and housing, are similar to issues found in international work. She also addressed what lessons international organisations might be able to take from DFI’s work in Ireland. View presentation.
- Clement Traore, Education Advisor, Plan International Burkina Faso presented on some micro advocacy achievements at community level in relation to an inclusive quality education programme in a rural area. He also addressed some strategic macro achievements that have informed policy and practice at a national level. View presentation.