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           ❖  SANCB Quadrennial 2019 will be held on the 7  to 13 October 2019 at the Garden
              Court Nelson Mandela Boulevard in Cape Town

           ❖  AFUB’s 9  General Assembly will be held on 10  October 2019 at the Evilly
              International Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

                                      INTERNATIONAL NEWS

       New Disability Inclusion Strategy is ‘transformative change we need’,

       says Guterres

       Disability inclusion is not only a fundamental human right, it is “central to the promise” of

       the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development, UN Secretary-General António Guterres
       told the annual conference on the Convention of Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which
       began on Tuesday.

       “When we fight to secure those rights, we move our world closer to upholding the core
       values and principles of the United Nations Charter”, he explained. “When we remove

       policies or biases or obstacles to opportunity for persons with disabilities, the whole world
       To this end, the UN chief said he was launching a new UN Disability Inclusion Strategy on
       Tuesday, “to raise the standards of the UN’s performance on disability inclusion across the
       board, and action to bring about the unified and transformative change we need”.

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