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Incorporating Disabled Persons into Reconstruction and Development in Haiti

What: Incorporating Disabled Persons into Reconstruction and Development in Haiti

Discussion of FOCAL's Policy Brief: Reaching the "cocobai": Reconstruction and persons with disabilities in Haiti

When: Thursday, June 23, 2011 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Where: University of Ottawa, Desmarais Building, Room 1150
55 Laurier East
Ottawa, Ontario


Elizabeth da Silva, Executive Director for Disabled Peoples' International
View the presentation or visit the DPI website to learn more: http://www.dpi.org/ 

Oscar Ruiz, Diversity Research Fellow for the Inter-American Development Bank  

Eduardo Rodriguez Frias, Public Affairs Specialist for the Inter-American Foundation 

Briton Amos, Executive Director of Humanitarian Mobility International
View the presentation or visit the HMI website to learn more: http://www.hminternational.ca/ 


A View of the Hemisphere



Explore the link between governance and development.