Representation and empowerment of persons with disabilities
Within the next three years (2019-2021) Light for the World is committed to increase its support to strengthen the capacity and representation of Disabled People’s Organisations (DPOs), to help unlock the leadership power of people with disabilities, particularly the youth, in all aspects of life. The geographical focus will be on Sub-Saharan Africa.

Timeframe and/or implementation plan
*Support mainstream organizations in disability mainstreaming *Elevate youth leaders and disability champions *Enter new partnership with the African Disability Forum *Financial and training support for DPO partners, in cooperation with IDA & IDDC *Support DPOs with civil society reports towards the UN *Ensure DPO representation at international fora, including the UN Conference of States Parties to the CRPD; the World Data Forum; and EU events *Collaborate with partners to fight discrimination against people with disabilities.

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