Disability Organisations Joint Front
Project Detail
Joint Activity (JA) Project - MyRight Sri Lanka
Main Objective :
Improved conditions for enactment of new disability rights bill and efficient monitoring of enforcement of disability legislation, regulations and policies through enhanced capacity of Disability Organisations Joint Front’s member organizations
Donor :
MyRight - Sri Lanka
Partners :
Project Period:
2015 - 2017
Narrative Description :

Joint Activity (JA) Project of Myright Sweden  

This is the main project of Disability organizations Joint Front (DOJF) and has duration of three years (2015 – 2017). This project is implemented under the supervision of MyRight, Sri Lanka. “Improved conditions for enactment of new disability rights bill and efficient monitoring of enforcement of disability legislation, regulations and policies through enhanced capacity of Disability Organisations Joint Front’s member organizations” being the main project objective, there are five (5) immediate objectives as mentioned below. 

1. Enhanced awareness on rights of persons with disabilities amongst authorities, decision makers and other stakeholders.

2. Improved conditions for enactment of new disability rights bill and the ratification of UNCRPD.

3. Improved preconditions for monitoring of enforcement of disability legislation, regulations and policies through enhanced capacity of Disability Organisations Joint Front’s member organizations.

4. Enhanced organizational, democratic and advocacy capacity of Disability Organizations Joint Front and its member organizations.

5. Enhanced opportunities for training and education for persons with disabilities. 

Number of activities was planned under each immediate objective and has been implementing since 2015. At present this project plays a major role by being the main project implemented under DOJF, and all its member organizations directly benefits from the capacity development activities. Persons with Disabilities in Sri Lanka will benefit through monitoring the implementation of the Disability legislation. The political authority will have an increased understanding of Disability rights through closer cooperation.

 
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Donation Ceremony of Projects - Disabled People Support Project of Siloam Center for the Blind, Korea 2017

 

For the betterment of the Persons with Disabilities in Sri Lanka, Siloam Center for the Blind in Korea together with Korea Disabled People’s Development Institute, and Disability Joint Front’s coordination launched four

21 st Aug 2017
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Celebration in Commemoration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities in 2016

 

A cultural celebration was held to commemorate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on the 8th of December 2016 at the Colombo Public Library Auditorium under the theme “Achieving the 17 goals for the future we w

08 th Dec 2016
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