Two days consultation and planning meeting for opds on the development of the national disability policy (ndp).
Sdn somali disability network organized two days consultation meeting for the dpos the engagement with government the process of the establishment of the national disability policy. The meeting is held in mogadishu for the member of the dpos the disabled people organizations member the somali disability network local based in mogadishu the capitation city of somalia.
The two days consultation meeting is participated member from the disabled people organizations mostly the executives of the individual organization member the sdn network. The participants discussed the development of the national disability policy . A policy inline with crpd the convention rights persons with disabilities somali government signed and joined member countries 2019
The members of the sdn participant in the two days ndp national disability policy formation process in the hands of the ministry of the human rights women development. The meeting has made in-depth analysis ndps from other countries as comparative analyst where they found more inputs supporting the protection, inclusion, livelihood, equal opportunities and social service for the pwds both children, adult and old people.
The twos days consultation meeting demonstrated the role of the pwds and dpos for the development of the national disability policy in somalia. The participants gained information and knowledge about the services and materials that will support the future employment and the development of the pwds who great in number with more restrictions and exclusion of the public and private life in somalia.
The two days consultation meetings has good facilitates who made informative lectures and presentation in the conference hall. The facilitators made break downs the tor and distributed to the debate with leading topic which made more informative the issue. The participants made group discussion with three teams who were given three topics social, protection and policy
The participants made statement
1 acknowledgment the role of the ministry of the human rights and women for the development of the national disability policy in line with national laws and crpd
2 acknowledge the role of the donors supporting the inclusion, and the investment of the national disability policy development through tofi program
3 r4alsied after two days of discussion and consultation with member of the pwds and dpos the importance and their role for the participation of the national disability policy development
4 realised the gap in the country for the issue of the pwds and dpos role and responsibility the participation of the development programs with donors and government
5 realised the advantage of supportive national disability policy formation which can respond the needs and the problems of the pwds and member of their families
6 realised the contribution of the pwds and dpos for the national disability people who will the future beneficiaries
7 call to action for the active role the pwds and dpos in the drafting and validation of the national disability policy development
8 call to action the extension of the national disability policy contents to the social, protection and political participation
9 call to action utilization of inclusive for all stakeholder in the implementation of the national disability policy
10 call to action the somali civil society increased role the development of the national disability policy in somalia
11 call to action the international donors support the development of the national disability policy in somalia
12 call to action the federal states, federal government and parliament to extend supportive role the development and implantation of the national disability policy