Program Sub-Committee, International Organizing Committee (IOC)
Topic A. CBID and Economic Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (The topic should focus on projects which stakeholders are doing on economic empowerment that can be linked to the agenda of SDGs, UNCRPD and other related international instruments. The projects could be related to skill development, self-employment, wage employment, financial services, social protection as safety net to protect people against poverty, agricultural business, inclusive business, entrepreneurship, etc.)
Topic B. CBID and Social Development for Persons with Disabilities (The topic should focus on projects related to social development that contribute to the agenda of SDGs, UNCRPD and other related international instruments. The presentations could be related to attitude change, rights advocacy, social issues and justice, sports, arts and leisure, education development , life skills for adolescents with disabilities, health , rehabilitation , assistive devices and GATE, accessibility, transportation, self-help groups and DPOs, growing capacity of children with disabilities, etc.)
Topic C. Good Practice, Evidence and Innovations in CBID (The topic covers good practice, evidence and innovation in areas not covered by the two previous topics, and which contribute to the agenda of the SDGs, UNCRPD, Sendai Framework and other related international instruments. The topic therefore provides space for a wide variety of presentations, particularly emerging and innovative practice, such as CBID as an approach to ensure the inclusion of people with mental health conditions , or to ensure full participation of people with disabilities in disaster risk reduction. CBID as an approach for strengthening health, education, livelihood, social, and political systems at community and national level , or for DPO-Government Partnership.)
The main criteria to consider when accepting abstracts are as follows: Practices which reflect:
• Progress made based on the recommendations from the previous Congresses (Tokyo Declaration on Community-Based Inclusive Development, 3rd Asia-Pacific Community-Based Rehabilitation Congress 2015 and Kuala Lumpur Declaration, 2nd Community-Based Rehabilitation World Congress 2016)
• CBID as a rights based approach, where the project reflects partnership and strong links with government as the duty bearer (i.e. the project is not a parallel programme to government programmes, but is part of, or supports and strengthens government programmes)
• The central role of Disabled People Organizations as the rights-holders
• CBID as an approach to include people with disabilities in local and national development agenda, emphasising the role of CBID in contributing to the attainment of the UNCRD, SDGs, the Incheon Strategy and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and other International Instruments.
• Evidence based (with disaggregated data)
• Additional points where projects are sustained by government laws and ordinances: multi-sectoral, community resources utilized, cross disability and twin track
Submission: On or before 30 March 2019 to official Congress website and/ or at email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
1. Standard abbreviations are accepted. If any special abbreviations are used, they
should be written fully in parentheses the first time they appear in the text.
2. Multiple abstracts are welcome from each attendee/author.
Any further questions regarding the submission, please feel free to contact: Program Sub-committee of 4th AP CBID Congress, at following email address:email@example.com