The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was adopted on 25 September in the United Nations headquarters in New York. The new Agenda emphasises the inclusion and participation of persons with disabilities as one of the keys to end poverty and discrimination.
The 7th Freedom Drive took place, for the first time in Brussels, on September 30 to make the European decision-makers aware of the independent living activists´concerns.
This year, hundreds of people with disabilities reached the European Parliament, under the theme “Indepent living: The next Generation”.
Brussels, 30 september 2015 // The 7th International Conference on Birth Defects and Disabilities in the Developing World (ICBD) themed "Birth Defects in the Post-MDG Era: Joining Hands for Prevention and Care” took place in in Dar es Salaam,Tanzania. The aim of the conference was to provide specific, practical tools and approaches that developing countries can use to strengthen surveillance and health care delivery and influence policy and funding.