Completed Bridging the Gap II – Inclusive Policies and Services for Equal Rights of persons with Disabilities

This initiative supported the implementation of the UN CRPD and the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through capacity building and empowerment of government institutions, NGOs, and DPOs.

Official website: https://bridgingthegap-project.eu/

Funder: European Union

Timeframe: 2018-2021

Lead partner: Spanish International and Ibero-American Foundation for Administration and Public Policies (FIIAPP)

Other partners:

Objectives: This initiative supported the implementation of the UN CRPD and the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through capacity building and empowerment of government institutions, NGOs, and DPOs in:

  • Burkina Faso through universal access to healthcare
  • Ecuador through inclusive education
  • Ethiopia through livelihoods and social protection
  • Paraguay through data generation and their use in inclusive education
  • Sudan through universal access to employment

It aimed to build strong international support to drive the disability inclusion agenda forward and support the inclusion of persons with disabilities in the Agenda 2030 and SDGs.

Role of EDF: Provided technical expertise around EU and global advocacy.

Project materials:

1. Inclusive Social Protection in Africa

2. Inclusive International Cooperation

3. Final Communication Publication “Stories of Bridging the Gap”

4. Video animations

Contact: Marion Steff, International Cooperation Manager marion.steff@edf-feeph.org

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