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    03.06.2019 11:42 Age: 13 days
    Category: News

    THE DISABILITY COORDINATION FORUM ELECTED THE SUBCOMMITTEES


    On 28th May 2019, the National Council of Persons with Disabilities conducted the quarterly meeting commonly named Disability Coordination ForumIn this forum the opening remarks was made by the Director of Economic and Social Empowerment, Mr. TUYIZERE Oswald. He expressed gratitude to participants who continuously work for Persons with Disabilities and welcomed those who attended this meeting for the first time. In order to raise awareness and avoiding the duplications, the members of Disabilities Coordination Forum approved the subcommittees according the mission of each institution as follow:

    List of Permanent Institutions and current members

     

    No

    Institutions (Candidates)

    EDUCATION SECTOR

    1

    MINEDUC

    Chair

    2

    RUB

     

    3

    RNUD

     

    4

    NOUSPAR

     

    5

    VSO

    Co-chair

    6

    Hope and Homes for children

     

    7

    RMC (Rwanda Muslim Community)

     

    8

    THT

     

    HEALTH SECTOR

    1

    RMC

     

    2

    OIPPA

     

    3

    CBM

    Co-chair

    4

    PALLADIUM

     

    5

    RUB

     

    6

    UPHLS

    Chair

    7

    THT

     

    8

    NOUSPAR

     

    9

    HHC

     

    10

    AGHR

     

    11

    UWEZO

     

    12

    RECOPDO

     

    13

    GOR(NCPD, MOH, RBC, RSSB)

     

    14

    UN Agencies(WHO, UNAIDS, UNFPA),

     

    15

    NGOs ( VSO, HI, World Vision)

     

    16

    Funding Agencies ( CDC, USAID, DFID)

     

    INFRASTRUCUTE & SECTOR

    1

    RHA

     

    2

    RTDA

     

    3

    NCPD

     

    4

    HI

     

    5

    MININFRA

    Chair

    6

    ROJAPED

     

    7

    City Of Kigali

     

    8

    RECOPDO

    Co-chair

    9

    JICA

     

    10

    PSF

     

    EMPLOYMENT SECTOR

    1

    UWEZO

    Chair

    2

    NYC

    Co-chair

    3

    UPHLS

     

    4

    RULP

     

    5

    CBM

     

    6

    OIPPA

     

    7

    NOUSPAR

     

    8

    MINICT

     

    9

    MIFOTRA

     

    10

    RDB-NEP

     

    11

    PSF

     

     

    12

    KESC (Kigali Employment Service Center)

     

    GENDER, SOCIAL PROTECTION & HUMAN RIGHTS SECTOR

    1

    NCC

     

    2

    UNAB

    Co-chair

    3

    THT

     

    4

    MY RIGHT

     

    5

    NPC

     

    6

    ROJAPED

     

    7

    HHC

    Chair

    8

    RNADW

     

    9

    RMC

     

    In this forum all participants participated in validation of implementation plan of policies, laws and ministerial orders protecting Persons with Disabilities in education like special need education and inclusive Education. Different institutions will improve the accessibility in all sectors of life according to the type of disabilities, it will also conduct awareness to the  screening  of Children with Disabilities  in partnership with the specialist in  special education.  In the employment sector, to the Persons with Disabilities, the government will sensitise employers to the adjustment and upgrade the materials are indeed of persons with Disabilities, organise national campaign in all working place, promoting the jobs for women &  youth. Some of the participants requested NCPD to raise awareness for availing the sign language in all Televisions network. In social protection, persons with severe disabilities and their families are automatically the beneficiaries of  the direct supports.   National Council of Persons with Disabilities designed the disability mainstreaming guide in employment sector.


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