Latin America and the Caribbean

This page features the news on disability from Latin America and the Caribbean in the Debrief Library. See also news from other countries.


Accessibility and Design

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The Zero Project Latin America conference on Accessibility and ICT was held on 25th/26th May and sessions can be watched online. (May, Zero Project)

Economics and Social Protection

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Social Protection

The Buenos Aires Committment recognises the importance of autonomy and choice of persons with disabilities in receiving care. (Nov, Human Rights Watch)

International Cooperation

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Changing Latin American Lives through JICA’s Training: The Independent Living Movement of Persons with Disabilities. (Jan, JICA)

The path to inclusive local development good practice guide to the social and employment inclusion of young persons with disabilities (in Spanish, Dec, CEPAL)