Juliet Holness to attend conference for children with disabilities in Belize

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Member of Parliament for East Rural St Andrew, Juliet Holness, will be participating in the Regional Partnership for Children with Disabilities Conference, to be held in Belize from October 13 to 14.

The conference will be held under the theme ‘Breaking Barriers for an Inclusive Society and Empowerment for Children with Disabilities’.

Invitation to the conference was extended to Holness by spouse of the Prime Minister of Belize and Special Envoy for Women and Children, Kim Simplis Barrow.

The conference will highlight issues affecting children with disabilities and seek the commitment of participating countries and organisations to work towards making this a cross-cutting issue among governments, civil society, and the private sector.

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Luncheon to focus on hiring people with disabilities

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and local business leaders and human resources professionals are invited to learn more about employing people with disabilities at the “Educate, Empower, Employ” luncheon scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 13, at the College of the Canyons Institute of Culinary Education.

The event is sponsored by the Santa Clarita Valley Mayor’s Committee for Employment of Individuals with Disabilities, and is supported by local businesses and members of the community with a common interest.

“Committees of this kind historically start as a group of individuals who are supporting people with disabilities,” said Ken Wiseman, chairperson of the committee and CEO of AMS Fulfillment, which is a sponsor of the event. “That’s their passion – they’re people who’ve focused their career on helping people with disabilities.”

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Future Accessibility Dubai summit breaking all accessibility barriers

Dubai (October 10, 2016) – Supported by Dubai Municipality and the Community Development Authority (CDA), Advanced Conferences & Meetings (ACM) proudly launched Future Accessibility & Assistive Technology Dubai summit today at Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai, UAE.

Future Accessibility & Assistive Technology Dubai brought together governmental authorities, International NGOs, Citizens of Dubai with disabilities and senior representatives from the transportation, healthcare and public services sectors. The summit started with the opening remarks of the United Nation’s representative Daniela Bas who also delivered a presentation about the elimination of barriers to promote social inclusion and well-being for all. Bas moderated an enlightening workshop on awareness of disabilities and communication between the government and civil society.

Dr. Hussain Maseeh from the Community Development Authority (CDA) delivered an introduction about the future of Dubai as an accessible city. Dr. Maseeh also participated in the panel discussion on developing regulations and sharing best practices along with David Capozzi and Mukhtar Al Shibani. This panel discussion was moderated by Dr. Nadera Alborno.
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