Links

Workability Europe

Workability Europe and its member organisations provide practical working opportunities to each individual with a disability, encouraging them to make the most of their abilities and supporting them in their transition to the open labour market.

United Nations Enable

United Nations Enable is the official website of the Secretariat for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (SCRPD) in the Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD) of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) at the United Nations Secretariat. The website provides public information on topics related to disability and the work of the United Nations for persons with disabilities.

The World Bank

The World Bank not only finances development projects involving disability components – such as in education, health care, infrastructure, employment, de-institutionalization, children and youth – but also works in a wide variety of disability-related fields, such as data collection and statistics, research and analysis, technical assistance and knowledge sharing. This website compiles World Bank publication on disability.

The World Health Organisation

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends. This site covers the work of the WHO in disability

International Labor Organization

The ILO is the international organization responsible for drawing up and overseeing international labour standards. It is the only 'tripartite' United Nations agency that brings together representatives of governments, employers and workers to jointly shape policies and programmes promoting Decent Work for all. This website outlines the ILO's Disability Programme that promotes equality of opportunity and treatment for persons with disabilities in vocational rehabilitation, training and employment

European Commission

European Commission covers policies relating to the development of a European Area of Freedom, Security and Justice. This site focusses on the active inclusion and full participation of disabled people in society, in line with the EU human rights approach to disability issues.

The Academic Network of European Disability

The Academic Network of European Disability experts (ANED) was created by the European Commission in December 2007. The aim is to establish and maintain a pan-European academic network in the disability field that will support policy development in collaboration with the Commission's Disability Unit.

The African Journal of Disability

The African Journal of Disability, discusses issues and experiences relating to and supporting the act of better understanding the interfaces between disability, poverty and practices of exclusion and marginalisation. Its articles yield new insight into established human development practices, evaluate new educational techniques and disability research, examine current cultural and social discrimination, and bring serious critical analysis to bear on problems shared across the African continent.