BBI partners with the United States International Council on Disability to support disability law, policy and advocacy work
May 26, 2015
Janet Lord, who participated in the drafting of the UN Disability Convention, travelled to Myanmar to work closely with the Myanmar Council on Persons with Disabilities. Together with CRPD Committee Member from South Korea, Dr. Hyung Kim and Allison deFranco of USICD and the Harvard Law School Project on Disability, Janet facilitated an intensive week long training on CRPD monitoring and reporting. The project, supported by USAID, is the first of its kind in Mynamar which has ratified the CRPD and is in the process of adopting national disability legislation.
BBI Chairman Peter Blanck to Keynote DRBA West Coast Civil Rights Conference
BBI Chairman Peter Blanck to give keynote addresses in Hong Kong and Beijing China on inclusion of persons with disabilities and accessible international development
Beth Miller Harrison welcomed as Director of Knowledge Translation for Southeast ADA Center
BBI Advisory Board Chairman Josh Heintz Presents at 10th Annual Heintz Award for Humanitarian Achievement
BBI Researcher Jason Harris to Speak at Over-the-Rhine International Film Festival