For years business and trade has played an increasingly prominent role in Norwegian development policy. The paper discusses the role of businesses as development actors in relation to the promotion of inclusion of persons with disabilities. Report prepared by Fafo - Inger Lise Skog Hansen, mark B. Taylor and Arne Backer Grønningsæter
This report assesses Norway’s progress on the commitments made in the White Paper 25, Education for Development, on the inclusion of the needs of children With disabilitites in bilateral and multilateral Development Cooperation. The report finds that the verdict is decidedly mixed. While Norway has played an important normative role in advocating for disability inclusion in global education, it is nevertheless the case that these efforts have, thus far, resulted in few verifiable results.
Celebrating the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 4th of December 2015:
Being a refugee is hard. Being a refugee with a disability is even harder. Globally there are about 8 million displaced persons with disabilities.
How do we ensure the rights of refugees with disabilities? What responsibilities do we have in Norway, both at home and nationally? Why do people who need it more have less access humanitarian aid?