Call for Success Stories

“Blind People at Work in the world: Some often incredible but true success stories”. CALL FOR SUCCESS STORIES. Thirteen years ago, the book “Blind People at Work” got published in France under my direction to give blind people, organizations trusted with their professional guidance, public and private employers and the general public a better knowledge … Read more

WBUAP June Updates 2012

11th WBUAP Massage Seminar, 3 – 5 May 2012   The National Council for the Blind Malaysia (NCBM) hosted this seminar from 3-5 May 2012. 160 overseas and 110 local participants participated. These massage seminars are organised once every two years. The 12th WBUAP Massage Seminar will be held in Thailand in 2014. It is … Read more

Proclaiming A New Asia-Pacific Decade 2013-2022.

United Nation’s Economic and Social Commission for Asia-Pacific (UNESCAP) comprising member States of the Asia-Pacific region, decided on 23 May 2012 to proclaim a new Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities for the period 2013 to 2022 through the adoption of a historic resolution. This resolution is available at the website <http://www.unescapsdd.org/disability/meeting-document/resolution-asian-and-pacific-decade-persons-disabilities-2013-2022> . … Read more

Create Your Own London 2012 Book Of Sports

Create Your Own London 2012 Book of Sports Do you know any young braille readers who might enjoy a book about the Olympic and Paralympic Games? Mandeville’s Book of Sports is a specially designed book to introduce young braille readers to the nine Paralympic sports open to blind athletes: Athletics, Cycling, Equestrian, Football Five-a-Side, Goalball, … Read more

WBUAP March 2012 Updates

Incheon Strategy “Making The Right Real” 15 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) were invited by Rehabilitation International (RI) Korea to go to Seoul on 5 – 6 March to review the draft of the Incheon Strategy which the High-Level Intergovernmental Group would discuss from 14 – 16 March before sending the document for its final reading … Read more

Application For The Kanthari Course

The world needs great leaders, and social change projects need the best leaders possible. We at Kanthari in Kerala India, deeply believe that overcoming adversity in life is what plants the seeds for great leadership. So, we have developed a very practical, 7 month leadership program with a difference, one that is geared specially for … Read more