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.

RSVP:
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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