Disability World
A bimonthly web-zine of international disability news and views, Issue no. 7 March-April 2001

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USCIR New Seminar Series on Disability Topics

You are invited to attend a Seminar on "Ongoing Disability Initiatives in the Americas"

Sponsors: U.S. Council for International Rehabilitation World Bank Disability Thematic Group

When:Tuesday, February 27, 2000, from 1:30 to 4:30p.m.

Where:World Bank, 1818 H Street, N.W., Conference Room MC 13-121, in Washington, DC.

Panel:"Ongoing Disability Initiatives in the Americas"

1:30 - 2:00 pm Opening Remarks
2:00 - 2:45 pm Mental Disability Rights International (MDRI) in Mexico: New Report Launched
Trust for the Americas/OAS: IT Project in El Salvador
2:45 - 3:00 pm Coffee-break
3:00 - 3:30 pm Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) host Seminar on Disability and Inclusion
Inter-American Institute on Disability (IID) and Women's training in Chile
3:30 - 4:15 pm Discussion
4:15 - 4:30 pm Closing Remarks

Directions to the World Bank:
Closest Metro Station is Farragut West (Blue/Orange line). Guests may enter at 1818 H Street, N.W., and turn right upon entering to go to the elevator bank that is in the northwest corner of the building.

Guests will need to pass through security, so we need your name in advance to have your badge ready. You will need to show a picture ID. If you are planning to attend, please RSVP by February 26th, to uscir@aol.comor 301-309-8269.

Please come and bring your friends!

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