AFRICAN UNION SPECIAL TECHNICAL COMMITTEE ON JUSTICE AND LEGAL AFFAIRS ENDORSES THE AFRICAN DISABILITY PROTOCOL
During its meeting of Monday 6th to Friday 10th November, the STC considered the Protocol as part of its week-long Agenda. The STC accorded the Protocol high priority, dedicating two full days to consider its complete text. At the end of the deliberations, the STC resolved to endorse the Protocol, with minor amendments, and recommended its transmittal to the Council of Ministers.
AFUB MEETS ZIMBABWE, EGYPT AND BURUNDI ENVOYS IN KENYA OVER DISABILITY PROTOCOL
On the 19th of October AFUB was honoured to be received by His Excellency Kelebert Nkomani, Ambassador of the Republic of Zimbabwe to Kenya who commended AFUB for its noble cause. His Excellency indicated that he would share the message on the ADP ratification with his government.
AFUB CONGRATULATES THE AFRICAN COMMISSION ON HUMAN AND PEOPLE’S RIGHTS ON HER 30TH ANNIVERSARY
The African Union of the Blind (AFUB), on behalf of the disability community in Africa congratulate the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights in her 30th anniversary celebrations in Banjul, the Gambia alongside the 61st Ordinary Session in November 2017.
PRELAUNCH OF THE ARADI PROJECT
On the morning of September 27th, 2017, over 20 persons from several Disabled People’s Organisations, DPOs and other stakeholders stepped away from their offices and various commitments to take part in a ground-breaking event: “The Prelaunch of the ARADI Project”. The participants were treated to a sumptuous breakfast at the Hillpark Hotel in Nairobi, while listening to presentations on the ARADI project.
THE AFRICAN UNION OF THE BLIND UNVEILS THE KENYA ARADI CAMPAIGN TEAM
On Wednesday, September 20 2017, The African Union of the Blind unveiled the ‘Kenya ARADI Campaign Team.’ This event took place at the Silver Springs Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya and brings together senior officials from several national Disabled Persons Organizations (DPOs) in Kenya.