From 22th October 2018 NUDOR received visitors from different Danish Disability Peoples Organizations (DPOs) including Danish Association of hard of hearing; People living with CP; Youth with disabilities; LEV (Danish sister organization ) and the Danish Association for Autism.
They are in Rwanda and their visits expected to be ending on 03 November 2018. On the programme of their visit, they will visit different Rwanda Disability Organizations Members of NUDOR, Genocide Memorial Site at Gisozi, NCPD, and International Organizations like Humanity and Inclusion among others.
On First Day of Visit, They meet with NUDOR Secretariat and Board representatives and get clarifications on History background of NUDOR , the Rwanda disability movement in general and its role in promoting human rights of Persons with Disabilities in Rwanda.
On 2nd day, delegation from DPOD meet with NCPD (National Council of Persons with Disabilities) UPHLS (Umbrella of Persons with Disabilities in the Fights against HIV/AIDS and in Health Promotion ) officials where get clarifications on how and both Organizations do relates to Economic empowerment through creating, supporting and monitoring Cooperatives for Persons with disabilities (PWDs) and fighting against HIV/AIDS among PWDs in Rwanda.
More Questions were asked and answers provided:
- Structure of all partners organizations : NUDOR, NCPD and UPHLS
- How all organizations helps PWDs
- Categorizations of PWDs in Rwandan Law
- Accessibility of PWDs in General in Rwanda
DPOD (Disabled People’s Organisations Denmark) is a Danish umbrella organisation with 33 member organisations. DPOD is strongly committed to engaging in efforts that serve to promote and protect the rights of persons with disabilities in developing countries. In close collaboration with its member organisations DPOD supports the development of vibrant, representative and inclusive disability movements that are able to advance the implementation of the CRPD and hold governments and other duty bearers effectively to account.
Since NUDOR establishment, DPOD supports NUDOR in many ways: Financially, technically.. etc