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ODI Newsletter - August 2018

Read the August 2018 ODI Newsletter, including articles about the important work the new NZSL appointments, the ODI Stakeholder Survey and the System Transformation of the disability support system.
Leadership
ODI news

The United Nation's List of 100 Issues

The Office for Disability Issues is coordinating the response to the United Nation's List of 100 Issues, a process to assess our progress in meeting our disability objectives.
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Rights protection & justice
Leadership
ODI projects

New members appointed to the NZSL Board

The search is over in this 2018 NZSL Board appointments process. In this round, five appointments have been made, effective 1 August 2018.
NZSL
NZSL video

The Conference of State Parties

The Minister for Disability Issues and the ODI joined with other organisations from the disability sector to represent NZ at the Conference of State Parties at the United Nations in New York.
Rights protection & justice
Sector news
Attitudes
Leadership
ODI news

The NCEA Review: Thoughts from a disability perspective

Brian Coffey, Director of the Office for Disability Issues, shares his impressions about the importance of involving disabled young people in the recent summit on the review of the NCEA.
Education
Leadership
Sector news

ODI Stakeholder Survey

The ODI's recent stakeholder survey has now been collated. Find out about the issues that were raised and the action that the ODI is taking in response.
Leadership
ODI projects
ODI news

Children and Families Research Fund open

Applications to the MSD's $750,000 Children and Families Research Fund are now open. The Office of Disabilities is encouraging researchers to apply.
Education
Leadership
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