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Disability Inclusive Development in the Australian Government Aid Program Provides an overview of Australia's assistance and approach to disability inclusive development in the Australian aid program, recent news and publications.

Australian Disability and Development Consortium (ADDC) is an Australian based, international network focusing attention, expertise and action on disability issues in developing countries; building on a human rights platform for disability advocacy. Provides resources, bulletins, and practitioner interest forums. ADDC also provides Links to research institutes, NGOs and other organisations working in disability inclusive development.

Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) – Disability and Development sets out ACFID's role in promoting disability inclusive development in the Australian development NGO sector and ACFID's Code of Conduct requirements relating to disability inclusive development.

Australian Human Rights Commission – Disability Pages set out advisory guidelines, policy and issues papers on disability rights in Australia.

Pacific Disability Forum is an umbrella regional organisation serving National DPOs in the Pacific. Its site contains information about DPOs in Pacific countries, news items, resources and research publications.

Incheon Strategy to “Make the Right Real” for Persons with Disabilities in Asia and the Pacific provides the Asian and Pacific region, and the world, with the first set of regionally agreed disability-inclusive development goals to be implemented during the decade 2013–2022.

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) Social Development in Asia - Disability page contains links to recent events, news, questionnaires, fact sheets, statistics and disability related publications.

Disability Inclusive DRR network is a network of NGOs who work to achieve disability inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction. Managed by ASB's Indonesia Office with support from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), it highlights the need for disability inclusive DRR and provides resources and news.

UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities was adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2006 and entered into force in 2008 and is now the global human rights standard relating to inclusion of persons with disabilities. It sets out human rights as they relate to persons with disabilities, and is unique among human rights instruments on containing an article on international cooperation.

Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights page on UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities role it is to receive reports by States on the implementation of the UNCRPD. Includes links to meetings of the CRPD committee, reports filed by States, committee findings on States, and information about Conferences of States party (including elections for members).

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (disability section) contains thematic studies, reports, press releases and speeches, training and advocacy tools, policy briefs and publications relating to the rights of persons with disabilities.

UN 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 UN Partnership to Promote the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNPRPD) is a cooperation between United Nations entities, governments, disabled people’s organisations and the broader civil society to advance disability rights around the world. The site contains partnership documents and UN programming guidance notes. There is an associated Multi Donor Trust Fund to mobilise resources for the partnership.

The Inter-agency support group for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is tasked with promoting compliance with the principles of the CRPD, and increasing the scale and effectiveness of UN involvement in disability issues. The website contains group documents, reports and UN programming guidance in regards to disability inclusion.

The World Health Organisation provides information on WHO initiatives in relation to disability, links to fact sheets, publications and research.

The World Bank provides links to its news, information about relevant projects, data, and research relating to disability inclusive development.

International Disability Alliance (IDA) is the umbrella organisation for all peak body international DPOs. Its website contains position papers, submissions which contribute to the evidence base and inform programming.

Disabled People’s International (DPI) is an international organisation and provides links to DPOs affiliated with it. See DPI's list of national members under each of its regional offices.

The International Network of Women with Disabilities provides links to DPOs representing women with disabilities.

Zero project was initiated by the Essl Foundation and is organized in partnership with the World Future Council. Its mission is to work for a world with ‘zero’ barriers. The site contains news, research, and innovative policies and practices relating to accessibility and the rights of persons with disabilities.

Source Source is an international online resource centre designed to strengthen the management, use and impact of information on disability and inclusion in development and humanitarian contexts. It contains key lists of the top 30 resources, which are organised into six related disability and inclusion topic areas. It also has bibliographic, contacts and distributor databases to search for international disability and health resources and organisations.