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Related links or Who's Who in Disability and Development

This page contains links to some of the most important organizations within the disability and development community. The list is for informational purposes only and it is by no means exhaustive. If you have information on an organization that you believe should be in here, please send an e-mail to: Disabilitygroup@worldbank.org

The following categories are represented in the Who's Who Overview:

Work in progress - we welcome your feedback.

Who's Who Overview

Name - Homepage

  Disability (Related) Links

Area of work or Specialty

Country or Region

Development Banks

African Development Bank (AFDB)

Asian Development Bank (ADB)

ADB and Social Assistance

Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI)

Council of Europe Development Bank

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Inter-American Development Bank  (IADB)

Islamic Development Bank (ISDB)

Development Bank South Africa (DBSA)

Name – Homepage

  Disability (Related) Links

Area of work or Specialty

Country or Region

UN

UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)

UN Economies and Social Commission for West Asia (UNESCWA)

Disability activities

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Empovering rural disabled in Asia and the Pacific

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

International Labour Organization (ILO)

ILO on Safe Work

UN Persons with Disabilities Website

Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

knowledge sharing initiative

Education

International Child Emergency Fund (UNICEF)

World Health Organization (WHO)

Disability and Rehabilitation

Social Change and Mental Health

No communicable-diseases and Mental Health

Name - Homepage

  Disability (Related) Links

Area of work or Specialty

Country or Region

Regional/Unions

Arab League

Asian Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons (APDDP)

Asia-Pacific Development Center on Disability (APCD)

"Decade"

European Disability Forum

European Union

European Association of Development Agencies (EURADA)

European Year of People with Disabilities (EYPD)

"Year"

Organization of American States (OAS)

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

Name - Homepage

  Disability (Related) Links

Area of work or Specialty

Country or Region

National Development Agencies and other government affiliated development agencies

Spanish Agency for International Cooperation (AECI)

Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

Australian Government Overseas Aid Program (AusAID)

Bundesministerium fur wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ)

Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)

Danish Development Agency (DANIDA)

Department for International Development - UK (DFID)

Disability in DFID

Global.Finland

Deutche Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ)

Instituto da cooperacao Portuguesa (ICP)

Icelandic International Development Agency (ICEIDA)

International Development Research Centre

Development Cooperation Ireland (DCI)

Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

JICA - on disability

KfW Group - Germany

Economic expertise

National Development Agency - South Africa

Poverty Eradication

National Development Cooperation Netherlands (NDC)

Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD)

New Zealand Agency for International Development

  (NZAID)

Netherlands Development Assistance Research Council (RAWOO)

Swedish international Development cooperation Agency (SIDA)

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

USAid - Disability Policy

Name - Homepage

  Disability (Related) Links

Area of work or Specialty

Country or Region

Civil Society

ABILIS (Finland)

Independent Living Philosophy implementation

Access Exchange International (AEI)

Access - Transport

Action on Disability and Development (ADD) - UK

Italian Association Raoul Follereau's Friends (AIFO)

Community Based Rehabilitation - Leprosy

Asociacion Pro Desarrollo De La Persona Con Discapacidad (APRODDIS)

Latin America - Peru

Asian-Pacific Development Centre on Disability (APCD)

Empowerment

Asia-Pacific

The Source

Information database

ATFALUNA Society for Deaf Children

MENA - Gaza

Atlas-Alliance - Norway

Country Studies

British Overseas NGOs for Development (BOND)

BOND: Disability and Development Group

Disability Policy Development, Education

International

Christoffel Blindenmission - Germany

CBR Forum

Community Based Rehabilitation Information

International

Canadian Centre on Disability Studies (CCDS)

Education, Research

The Child-to-Child Trust/Children for Health

Health, Child Education

International, UK

Choike: A Portal on Southern Civil Societies

Choike: Home>People>Disabilities

Center for International Rehabilitation (CIR)

Rehabilitation, information

International

Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information and Exchange (CIRRIE)

Rehabilitation, Research, database

Child Rights Information Network (CRIN)

CRIN: Disabilities

Children's Rights

International

Centre for Studies on Inclusive Education (CSIE)

Education

Disability Awareness in Action

Disability and  Human Rights

Disability Action Council (DAC)

Advisory capacity to government

Cambodia

Dutch Coalition on Disability and Development (DCDD)

International

Disabled Peoples' International (DPI)

International

Disabled People of South Africa (DPSA)

Cross-Disability umbrella body of organizations of people with disabilities in South Africa.

South Africa

Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF)

Education, Legal Defense

USA

DSI

Library

European Association for Supported Employment. No link.

Enabling Education Network (UK)

Education

International

Eldis

Financing Health Care for Women with Disabilities - Oct. 13, 2003

Development Information

International

Network For Inclusive Education (NIE)

Education

India

Every Child

Children, Education

International

Fundación para la Solidaridad con las Personas Ciegas de Latinoamérica (FOAL) - no website

The Association for Rehabilitation in Developing Countries (FRU) - Sweden

Rehabilitation

Global Applied Disability Research and Information Network on Employment and Training (GladNet )

Information on training and employment

International

Global Fund for Women

Global Fund for Women: Disability

Women

International

Global Fund for Women: Women with Disabilities

Handicap International

Handicap International: Disability

disability caused by Landmines, Prostheses

Developing Countries

Healthlink Worldwide (UK)

Healthlink: International Newsletter>CBR News / Disability Dialogue

Health

Developing Countries

HealthWrights

Health, Rights

Helen Keller Service Society for the Disabled

Rehabilitation, Employment

India

International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities (IASSID)

Research, Information, Intellectual Disability

International

International Centre for the Advancement of Community Based Rehabilitation (ICACBR)

Community Based Rehabilitation

Developing Countries

International Centre for Accessible Transportation - Canada

Transportation, Technology

International

International Center for Disability Resources on the Internet (ICDRI)

Information

USA, International

ID21 - Communicating Development Research _ UK based

Research

International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC)

Development

International

Inter American Institute on Disability

Inclusion International

Intellectual Disability

International

Independent Living Institute - Based in Sweden

Independent Living

International

Inter-Action - American Council for Voluntary International Action

Inter-Action: Members

Development

International

International Foundation for Election Systems

International Foundation for Election Systems: Disability

Election access - rights to vote

International

International Society

Early Intervention

International

on Early Intervention (ISEI)

Landmine Survivors Network

Landmines, Rehabilitation

International

Leonard-cheshire

Independent Living

UK, International

Mental Disability Rights International (MDRI)

Mental Illness and Human Rights

International, Europe

Mobility International USA

inclusion in international exchange and international development programs

International

Oregon Institute of Disability and Development (OIDD)

Education, Research

USA

Oxfam

Poverty

International

Pearls of Africa

Uganda

Plan International

Children, Poverty

International

Rehabilitation international

Rehabilitation, Rights

International

Roeher Institute

Research, Information

Canada

Sahara Griha

Rehabilitation

Nepal

SARPV

Community Based Rehabilitation

Bangladesh

International Save the Children Alliance

Children

Save the Children (UK)

Children

Sense International

Deafblind

Solidarity, Humanity, International Aid (SHIA) - Sweden

Svayam

Internet portal

India

Uganda Society for Disabled Children

Children and Youth, Community Based Approaches

Uganda

World Association of Persons with Disabilities (WAPD)

World Association of Supported Employment (WASE)

Employment

World Blind Union (WBU)

Blindness

World Federation of the Deaf (WDF)

Deafness

World Federation of the Deafblind (WFDB)

Deafblind

World Network of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry (WNUSP)

Mental Illness

World Institute on Disability

World Rehabilitation Fund (WRF)

Rehabilitation

Name - Homepage

  Disability (Related) Links

Area of work or Specialty

Country or Region

Business sector/Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Employer-forum

CSR

CSR - Europe

CSR

Europe

CSRforum

CSR

International

WorldCSR

CSR

CSR - Gov. (UK)

CSR

The World Bank on CSR

CSR

Name - Homepage

  Disability (Related) Links

Area of work or Specialty

Country or Region

Journals & News

Ability Info - News ticker

News

International

APDRJ

Journal

Asia-Pacific

Ability Magazine

Magazine

US - Focus

Disability World

Web magazine

International

Name - Homepage

  Disability (Related) Links

Area of work or Specialty

Country or Region

University Centers

Disability Studies - Leeds, UK

Education, research

Name - Homepage

  Disability (Related) Links

Area of work or Specialty

Country or Region

Foundations

Aga Khan Foundation

Tanzania - Dar-es-Salaam

Uganda - Kampala

Tajikistan - Dshanbe

Bangladesh - Dhaka

India - New delhi

Pakistan - Islamabad

Carpartian Foundation

Hungary - Eger

Poland - Warsaw

Romania - Oradea

Slovak Republic - Kosice

Ukraine - Kyiv

Charities Aid Foundation

Ghana - Accra

South Africa - Johannesburg

Bulgaria - Sofia

Russia - Moscow

India - New delhi

Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

South Africa - Johannesburg

Czech republic - Prague

Counterpart International

Ukraine - Kyiv

Ford Foundation

Kenya - Nairobi

Nigeria - Lagos

Senegal - Dakar

South Africa - Johannesburg

China - Beijing

Indonesia - Jakarta

Philippines - Manila

Vietnam - Hanoi

Poland  - Warsaw

Russia - Moscow

Brazil - Rio de Janeiro

Chile - Santiago

Mexico - Mexico City

Egypt - Cairo

India - New Delhi

Hesperian Foundation

Mental Health, Children with Disabilities, Rehabilitation, Worker's Health and Safety, HIV/Aids

Kellogg Foundation

South Africa - Pretoria

Brazil - Sao Paolo

Chile - Valdivia

Dominican Republic

Mexico - Texcoco

Uruguay

Levi Strauss Foundation

Hungary - Budapest

MacArthur Foundation

Nigeria - Abuja

Russia - Moscow

Brazil - Sao Paolo

Mexico - Chimalistac

India - New Delhi

Open Society  Initiative for West Africa

Nigeria - Abuja

Senegal - Dakar

Open Society Foundation - Romania

Romania - Oradea

Freudenberg Stiftung

Bosnia-Herzegovinia

Rockefeller Foundation

Zimbabwe - Harare

Thailand - Bangkok

The EastWest Institute

Czech Republic - Pragua

Poland - Warsaw

The Eurasia Foundation

Georgia - Tbilisi

Kazakhstan - Almay

Russia - Moscow

Ukraine - Kyiv

Uzbekistan - Tashkent

Name - Homepage

  Disability (Related) Links

Area of work or Specialty

Country or Region

Sources of Bibliographic References

The Disability Archive UK

Archive, bibliography, research

Name - Homepage

  Disability (Related) Links

Area of work or Specialty

Country or Region

Sources for Projects

Development gateway

Development projects database

Global Development Network

Development Marketplace

Projects on Social Protection/Disability

Marketplace for resource and knowledge sharing -innovative projects.

Multi-region

Name - Homepage

  Disability (Related) Links

Area of work or Specialty

Country or Region

Statistics

UNSTATS on disability

Data and statistics concerning people with disabilities

Statistics

Washington City Group

Statistics

Name - Homepage

Disability (Related)Links

Area of work or Specialty

Country or Region

Policy

American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA )

Name - Homepage

  Disability (Related) Links

Area of work or Specialty

Country or Region

Technology

WorldEnable

Internet Accessibility


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