Brussels 29 October 2015 // On October 27, 2015, during the 70th Session of the General Assembly, Catalina Devandas, Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities, presented her first report on the right to social protection for persons with disabilities to ensure people with disabilities can make their own choices, to facilitate school and work integration and to change the attitude toward people with disability.
The International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus is looking for an administrator and personal assistant to the Secretary General
The International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (IF) is the global umbrella organization for national and regional Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus associations. Its mission is to decrease the prevalence of Spina Bifida by primary prevention and to increase the quality of life of persons affected by the disabilities. IF manages projects in the EU and in developing countries, funded by various international donors, such as NORAD, SHIA, the European Commission, Dutch government etc. The office is based in Brussels, Belgium. More information can be found on www.ifglobal.org.
Brussels, 19 October 2015 // On Friday 16 October 2015, IF’s General Assembly (GA) took place in Italy. This year, we had to say goodbye to IF Board Members Jackie Bland, Maarit Fjellhaug and David Diaz Garcia. We would like to thank them all for their most valued contributions to IF’s work.