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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.

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.

Dr. Cogburn Attends UN High-Level Meeting on WSIS+10 Review

Dr. Cogburn at United Nations General Assembly WSIS+10 High-Level Meeting photoIDPP Executive Director Dr. Derrick Cogburn is attending the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on the Overall Review of the Implementation of the Outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS+10) from 15-16 December 2015 at UN headquarters in New York. The meeting discusses WSIS outcomes implementation, including progress, challenges and future actions.