“Collaborating for a Safe and Barrier-Free World”

April 28, 2018 – April 29, 2018 all-day
General Secretariat of the Conference

Second Announcement

Under the Patronage of the General Secretary of

the League of Arab States Mr. Ahmad Abu Al-Ghait

The Third Regional Conference of

The Arab Forum of Women with Disabilities (AFOWD):

Collaborating for a Safe and Barrier-Free World

28, 29th of April 2018, Conrad Hotel,Cairo,Egypt

In partnership with

Department of Women, Family and Childhood at the League of Arab States

Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC)

Collective for Research and Training on Development- Action (CRTDA)

The Plenary Sessions

Women and girls with disabilities in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda*

*Gender based violence & forms of abuse and abuse of women and girls with disabilities in all areas

* Bridging the disability and women’s rights movements – perspectives from International and Arab Region

* Effective strategies to strengthen the protection and participation of refugee and displaced women and girls with disabilities

The Workshops

*Activate the contribution of women and girls with disabilities to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Agenda of 2030

* Building inclusive women’s rights and disability movements in the Arab region

*Protection and empowerment of women and girls with disabilities in situations of risk and humanitarian crisis

Those who are interested to participate in the conference must complete the attached form and send it to us no later than the 31st of March 2018

For further information: Please contact the General Secretariat of the Conference,

Telefax: 9611738296 or 9611738297 Mobile: 9613654105 E-mail: afowd2018@gmail.com

The conference fees is $ 100 (100 US dollars) for associations and organizations of persons with disabilities and $ 150 (one hundred and fifty dollars) for others. The subscription includes lunch and coffee break, work papers and conference bag.

هند بنت عبد العزيز الشويعر
المدير الإقليمي
الأمانة الإقليمية للمنطقة العربية في الاتحاد العالمي للصم
Ms. Hend Alshowaier
Regional Director
WFD Regional Secretariat for the Arab Region