iddc28 June 2017 // Education is key to ensure society's growth so it should always be at the top of the concerns of all, including civil society organisations and governements. UNESCO published new data showing high out-of-school rates in many countries, pointing out that global education levels will remain below that target for generations. Currently, over 32 million children with disabilities in low and middle income countries are out of school.

lieven20 June 2017 // Last week, from 13 to 15 June 2017, the 10th session of the Conference of States Parties (COSP) to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) took place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. IF was represented by our Deputy Secretary General, Ewa Kampelmann, and Secretary General Lieven Bauwens.

Captura de pantalla 2017 06 13 a las 16.20.1813 June 2017 // Today, IF publishes its Annual Report 2016. Using our 3 strategic objectives, primary prevention, right to health and community building, we highlight the activities we undertook last year to help improve the quality of life of people with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus and their families, and to reduce the incidence of neural tube defects and hydrocephalus worldwide.

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