We promote inclusive aid and trade policies, so that the rights of people with disabilities for equal access, participation and empowerment are embedded in a systematic way.
1Our overall lobby aim is to ensure the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD) and specifically Article 32 which applies to international cooperation.
2We hold development actors accountable on their international commitment to ‘Leave No One Behind’ on the road towards the Sustainable Development Goals.
3Together with our participants we set specific lobby goals and we closely cooperate with other advocacy networks, Dutch and international, to achieve them. The timeline below shows which steps towards disability inclusion have been taken since The Netherlands committed to the SDGs and ratified the UN CRPD.