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Welcome to the IDPP

We prepare transformative disability policy leaders and serve as a collaborative "think tank" on disability policy for the ASEAN region through an unparalleled network of 20 leading universities and 4 outreach partners, with founding and sustained support from The Nippon Foundation. We contribute to the vision of an ASEAN region that is inclusive, barrier-free and rights-based, and pioneered the world's first virtual master's degree program in disability policy, offered by American University's School of International Service.

Sustainable Development Week at American University SIS

Sustainable Development Week flyer imageIDPP will take part in Sustainable Development Week (#AUSDW16) events from 25-30 January 2015 hosted by the American University School of International Service International Development Program Student Association (IDPSA). On 27 January from 6-7pm US ET at the Library Graduate Research Lounge B60, Dr. Derrick Cogburn will speak at the Sustainability Panel on Measuring the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

IDPP Presents at Geneva Engage Conference on e-Participation

Geneva Engage Conference imageOn 27 January from 10:15-11:30am US ET (4:15-5:30pm Geneva time), IDPP Executive Director Dr. Derrick Cogburn will present virtually at the Geneva Engage Conference, a two-day research and innovation conference on e-participation. Dr. Cogburn will present at the workshop “How can we implement remote participation well?”

IDPP Participates in Hawaii Int'l Conference on System Sciences

HICSS-49 conference logoFrom 5-8 January 2016, IDPP will participate in the 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-49), of which IDPP Executive Director Dr. Derrick Cogburn and IDPP faculty have participated for the past eight years. HICSS is the longest-running and one of the most prestigious scientific conferences in the world.