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Friday, October 12, 2018

National Youth Networks

At the Disabled Peoples' International North America and the Caribbean Inc. (DPI NAC) Biennial Regional Council Meeting on August 19-20, 2017 in St. John's, Antigua, the DPI NAC Regional Council adopted the National Youth Networks (NYNs) Modus Operandi to guide the formation and functioning of National Youth Networks (NYNs).

Also, the DPI NAC Regional Council ratified the amendment of By-Law 26 to facilitate the formation of National Youth Networks (NYNs), and By-Laws 14 and 15 to facilitate the election of a Regional Coordinator of National Youth Networks (NYNs) to the Board of Directors. The amended By-Law 22 defines the role of a youth with disabilities on the Board of Directors. To date, no Member Organization announced the formation of a NYN.

United Nations: CRPD, COSP and IDPD

Click the following button to visit the United Nations website designated to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and Optional Protocol (OP).

Click here to see status of countries in North America and the Caribbean on the CRPD and OP.

Click the following button to visit the United Nations website designated to Conference of States Parties (COSP) to the CRPD.

Click the following button to visit the United Nations website designated to the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). IDPD 2018 Theme: Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality. More information is coming soon.

 

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