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The Institute on Disability and Public Policy promotes the analysis and understanding of public policies for persons with disabilities. We contribute to the vision of an ASEAN region that is inclusive, barrier-free, and rights-based, where persons with disabilities are leaders in the determination of their own destinies. We pioneered an accredited master’s degree in Comparative and International Disability Policy (CIDP).

2013 Practicum on Cross-Cultural Collaboration Launches

Dr. Cogburn teaching to CIDP students (photo)On 14 January 2013, IDPP/COTELCO Executive Director and CIDP faculty member Dr. Derrick Cogburn held the first session of the Cross-Cultural Collaboration in Global Virtual Teams: Disability, Development, and Diplomacy practicum seminar course. This interdisciplinary course, held every Monday of the Spring 2013 semester via online real-time sessions, explores the rapidly expanding practice of geographically distributed collaboration in international organizations through virtual teams.

IDPP/COTELCO Faculty Share Research Findings at HICSS 46

Participants in the Accessible Cyberinfrastructure and GVT workshop work through a simulation (photo)During the first week of January 2013, several IDPP/COTELCO faculty associates participated in the 46th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 46) in Maui, Hawaii. Ranked as one of the top two Information Systems conferences in the world, HICSS is one of the longest continuously-running scientific conferences. These colleagues engaged with HICSS in four ways.

IDPP Presents at AICHR Advanced Training Course

AICHR Conference Group PhotoIDPP Regional Research Coordinator Mr. Pong Cruz was invited to present about the rights of persons with disabilities at the six-day Advanced Training Course for Trainers for the General Course on Human Rights held from 13-18 December 2012 in Bangkok, Thailand. The event was organized by the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR), of which IDPP faculty member Dr. Sriprapha Petcharamesree is the Thai Representative. Dr. Sriprapha joined Mr. Pong during his presentation on 17 December 2012.