The First Arabic Conference on the Rights of Persons with Intellectual Disability."
It will be under the Patronage of Dr Ayasha Qaddafi UN Good Will Ambassador and Secretary General of Wa'etassimu Social Welfare Association in Libya.
The 1st Inclusion International MENA- (Arab Conference) Conference on the (Social Policies)Human Right of Persons with Intellectual disability will be held in Benghazi- Libya on Dec.13-15/2009. That was decided during last days after signing an agreement with The Libyan League of Disabled People, The Wa'etassimu Association and Inclusion International MENA in Tripoli Libya.
The conference will present the 1st discussion for the current Social policies on Intellectual Disability in the same principle as Poverty & Disability. That will be presented as country papers from three parties Families & self advocates, NGOs, and Public Sector.
Several Workshops will take place. One of them about ICT and Inclusive Education, other will be about Autism, and third about Vocational and employment for people with disability.
We hope that our current president Diane Richler, and our President Elected Mr. Claus Luckwics will be able to attend. The organizing committee will cover all the travel and accommodation expenses for them as well for the Executive Committee of II MENA.