• African Leadership Alliance on Intellectual Disabilities Announced

    Her Excellency President Joyce Banda of the Republic of Malawi announced the African Leadership Alliance on Intellectual Disabilities during the African Leaders Forum in Malawi on the 10th February 2014

  • THE KINGDOM OF LESOTHO HOSTS A CONTINENTAL DISABILITY ROUNDTABLE

    HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRIME MINISTER OF THE KINGDOM OF LESOTHO WELCOMES AFRICAN DELEGATES TO THE 2013 CONTINENTAL DISABILITY ROUNDTABLE ON THE 1st – 5th December 2013, Maseru, Lesotho

  • Lesotho Queen Commemorate International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    Lesotho Queen ‘Masenate Mohato Seeiso flanked by Lesotho Minister for Social Development and Malawi Minister for Disability and Elderly Affairs during the 2013 commemoration of the International Day of Persons  with Disabilities (3rd December – Maseru, Lesotho)

  • SADPD Signs MOA with the Government of Lesotho

    The Kingdom of Lesotho Minister of Social Development signs a Memorandum of Agreement with the Secretariat of the African Decade of Perons with Disabilities during the Disability Ambassadorial Country Award ceremony to the Kingdom of Lesotho   (1st December 2013, Maseru, Lesotho)

  • SADPD Awards the Kingdom of Lesotho the Disability Ambassadorial Country Award

    Deputy Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Lesotho receives a trophy for the Disability Ambassadorial Country Award by the Secretariat of the African Decade of Persons with Disabilities

  • European Union Embassy to the Kingdom of Lesotho Participate in the Continental Disability Roundtable Meeting

    The Head of Co-operation of the Delegation of the European Union to Lesotho, Mr. Theo KASPERS, addressing participants of the Roundtable Meeting of the Communities of Practice in Disability Advocacy for Mainstreaming Programme in Lesotho (1st December 2013) - the programme is funded by the  European Union and CBM.

Welcome

The Secretariat of the African Decade of Persons with Disabilities (SADPD) is a technical agency that has created a credible niche in the disability programming and policy implementation processes by working in partnership with the African Union (AU), governments, Civil Society and Continental/ Regional and National Disabled People’s Organisations (DPOs) in Africa. SADPD has also worked with academic institutions and researchers in the field of disability knowledge generation and management. The SADPD is headquartered in Pretoria, South Africa and has offices Dakar, Senegal and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Principles that Underpin The SADPD and its Work

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