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Newsletter: April 2015


Welcome to the April edition of the Inclusion International newsletter.  In this edition you can read about Inclusion International's Voice at the General Day of Discussion on Article 24; our efforts to have the United Nations Human Rights Council and UNESCO recognize the issues affecting people with intellectual disabilities as well as our efforts to broaden our global network through the membership review.  In Focus this month features our Kenyan member organization and in the news hub our members share their stories about work and events in their countries.

We hope you will join us at one of our upcoming regional events co-hosted by
our regional and national members.  These events provide opportunities for
members to share information and experiences about their work in promoting

Visit our website to share your own stories and events; to access our global
and to find information about upcoming webinars and
information sessions


Inclusion in Action Around the World


Inclusion Africa Conference and General Assembly

29-30 April 2015, Nairobi, Kenya

The conference will be focused on priority issues identified by Inclusion Africa’s membership:

  • Self-advocacy
  • Access to Justice
  • Political Participation
  • Post-2015 development

Making it Work! Inclusion International pre-conference event

21 May 2015, Tigre, Argentina

Bringing together people with intellectual disability, families and representatives of organizations providing support to people with intellectual disabilities in order to build strategies to support their Right to Decide.


Our Voice at the Day of General Discussion on Article 24 (Education)

15 April 2015, Geneva


Inclusion International Membership review: progress and next steps

II Council recently met  to move forward several proposals.


UN Human Rights Council Endorses II's Position on Article 19


II's calls for Recognition of Exclusion of Children with Disabilities from Education, Heeded by UNESCO


II News Hub: News and Information About II Members and Partners


In Focus: Kenya Association of Intellectual Handicapped


II Council member awarded by Inclusion China


II's voice at the 4th World Down Syndrome day at the UN