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Welcome to the IDPP

We academically prepare transformative disability policy leaders and serve as a collaborate "think tank" on disability policy for the ASEAN region through an unparalleled network of 19 leading universities and 4 outreach partners, with long-term 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 disabiity policy, offered by American University's School of International Service.
 

IDPP Participates in 2014 M-Enabling Summit

IDPP delegation at 2013 M-Enabling Summit with Amb. Gallegos (photo)The IDPP participated in the 2014 M-Enabling Summit held from 9-10 June 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. Co-organized by G3ICT and EJ Krause & Associates, the M-Enabling Summit is an internationally recognized conference and showcase on accessible mobile technology that attracts leading mobile technology developers, policy makers, disability advocates, and educators from across the globe.

IDPP Staff Participates in Philippines TB Advocacy Workshop

Ms. Louie Zepeda participates in the event (photo)IDPP Regional Support Staff Ms. Eloisa “Louie” Zepeda presented at the “Strategic Planning Workshop on Human Rights-Based Approach in Advocacy and Social Mobilization for Tuberculosis (TB) Key Affected Persons” from 26-29 May 2014 at the Asian Institute of Management in Baguio City, Philippines. Co-organized by the Philippines Department of Health and Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria (GFATM), the workshop brought together Philippine Country Coordinating Mechanism (PCCM) members and TB victims to discuss the future of advocacy and inclusive development for persons affected by TB.

IDPP/SIS Alumna Speaks at WHO/Stop TB Event in Manila

Ms. Louie Zepeda speaks during WHO event in Manila, Philippines (PHOTO)IDPP alumna Ms. Eloisa “Louie” Zepeda (SIS/MA '12) spoke at a prominent event hosted by the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Tuberculosis (TB) Programme and Stop TB Partnership in Manila, Philippines in honor of World Tuberculosis Day on 24 March 2014. Ms. Zepeda recounted her experiences as a former TB patient; her IDPP-supported internship at the WHO Stop TB Strategic Planning Committee in Geneva, Switzerland in Summer 2012 while completing her CIDP master’s degree; and her current work with the Global Coalition of Tuberculosis Activists in promoting policy focused on empowering TB patients across ASEAN, specifically in the Philippines.

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