Upcoming Event: Living Inclusion Network Annual Forum

The logo of the Licing Inclusion Network. The subtitle states "Inclusion is a human right".

In our annual Living Inclusion Network Forum 2024 we cover a wide range of topics from the field of disability inclusion in development cooperation. Speakers from different fields will present their thoughts, experiences and work and will delve into the focal topics from their unique perspectives.

You will be free to choose the sessions and topics you are most interested in. In several rooms experts and practitioners will provide inputs on three pivotal topics:

Inclusion in times of crisis 

Peter Fremlin, freelancer and author of the Disability Debrief
Talal Waheed, Christian Blind Mission (CBM) 

Inclusive employment programming and TVET

Maxwel Ajuoga, Kilimanjaro Blind Trust
Ronald Kasule, DASUNS


Sumita Kunashakaran, keynote speaker and author
Kalpana Kumar, GIZ

Target group: Experts and practitioners from the field of development cooperation and disabilitiy inclusion (no prior knowledge on accessibility required). The event is open to the public – no registration or network membership necessary!

Please note: As always, we are aiming for full accessibility. Automated captioning and plain language will be provided throughout the event. Unfortunately we cannot offer International Sign Interpretation in all the sessions, so if you require one, please let us know in advance in which inputs you might be interested in (ideally as soon as possible!). This also applies to everything else you might need to facilitate your participation. Just send an email to disabilitynetwork@giz.de. 
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Date: 5th June 2024

Time: 02:00 p.m – 3:30 p.m (CET)

Location: MS Teams (Link will be shared here shortly before the event)

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