Events & Key Dates
December3International Day of Persons with DisabilitiesWednesday, 3 December, 2014
December3Google Hangout to commemorate IDPD, #DrawDisability CampaignVirtualWednesday, 3 December, 2014
The United Nations Global Education First Initiative (UN GEFI), in partnership with the Global Observatory for Inclusion (GLOBI) and the GEFI Youth Advocacy Group (YAG) is launching a global campaign to raise children’s and youth’s awareness on disabilities and inclusion. Participants will be asked to reflect on their understandings of the concept of disability, and portray how they see Persons with Disabilities (PWD) in their communities through #DrawDisability. A teachers guide containing information about disability and inclusion will be also be available as part of the campaign to raise awareness in classrooms around the world.
Both the drawings campaign and teachers guidelines will be launched on International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3 December 2014 through a Google Hangout starting at 9.30 EST.
Click here to join the Google Hangout.