Centre for Global Health host Knowledge Management Training for UN Partnership for People with Disabilities
Group photo with UNPRPD meeting facilitators and participants captured on group outing to Glendalough, Co. Wicklow, 8th Jan 2014:
From left to right: Madai Linkimer, UNDP Costa Rica; Joanne McVeigh, TCD; Lanieta Matanatabu, Pacific Disability Forum Pacific Islands; Alina Grigoras, OHCHR Moldova; Deborah Schoenmaeckers, UNDP Viet Nam; Laurence Klein, UNDP USA; Kristina Bagramian, UNPRPD Ukraine; Emanuele Sapienza, UNDP USA; Rui Maquene, Handicap International Mozambique; Chanmi Kim, UNDP USA; Lidia Pretorius, Department of Women, Children and People with Disabilities South Africa; Charaf Ahmimed, UNESCO Jakarta; Samir Bouzekri, UNICEF Tunisia; Hasheem Mannan, Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne; Malcolm MacLachlan, TCD; Rana Al-Khateeb, UNDP Palestine.
Participants from 6 United Nations organisations, government and civil society attended the 2nd Knowledge Management Training for the United Nations Partnership for People with Disabilities (UNPRPD), hosted by the Centre for Global Health, Trinity College Dublin; facilitated by Prof Mac MacLachlan (& Joanne McVeigh (CGH & School of Psychology) and Dr Hasheem Mannan (Nossal Institute for Global Health, Melbourne University). The Knowledge Management component of the project is supported by Irish Aid. The programme currently covers 14 countries.
Building on this training programme, in collaboration with UNESCO, Centre for Global Health and Nossal Institute are co-hosting a multicountry meeting in Indonesia on "Support to policy making and planning for social inclusion of disadvantaged groups and communities in South-East Asia", in April, 2014.