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70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Why Human Rights are relevant to Guernsey and central to all that the GDA does “Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home – so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the world. Yet

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Equality and Human Rights article by Deputy Emilie Yerby

Please follow this link to read this excellent article by Deputy Emilie Yerby on The Challenges of introducing relevant legislation for a CPA small branch like Guernsey: TheParliamentarian2018IssueFourFINALonline Emilie Yerby Guernsey Equality and Human Rights

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPwD)

The United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPwD) is annually observed around the world on 3rd December. Observance of the day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilise support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. It also

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Guernsey Disability Alliance November 2018 newsletter

Dear All We are very pleased to show you the end of year newsletter – which is absolutely jam-packed with news.  Don’t forget 3rd December – International Day of Persons with a Disability – celebrating in town – read more here. There you will find shops that

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Guernsey Community Foundation awards 2018

Reflecting on another inspiring event: the Guernsey Community Foundation Community Awards, it’s always great to hear all the nominees amazing work on the island. Well done to member charity Guernsey Mind and everyone involved.

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Extra Toilets for Accessible Town Christmas Evening on 3rd December

Extra toilets will be available for the Accessible Christmas evening at the bottom of Market steps, start of the arcade, including an extra accessible portable toilet. There are accessible toilets at: Bus Terminus Co-op – Market Buildings Constables Office – Lefebvre Street Guille- Alles Library – Market

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Adult Disability Service

Disability Services provide different kinds of support for people with physical and sensory impairments and for people with learning disabilities. There are sessions being held, please see dates in the poster and contact the Adult Disability Service for further information on 230000. Professor Shaw Community Service,  Saint

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CYPP Update by Nick Hynes

The Children and Young People’s Plan has been refreshed to cover the next 3 years from 2019-2022. This Refresh is based on cross-sector engagement and has the voices of our children and young people at its heart. It demonstrates a continued investment in all our children but

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Notice of Annual General Meeting

Please find below the Access for All Notice of Annual General Meeting in relation to the meeting being held on 27 November at Les Cotils. Please note that the 2017 Annual Report and Accounts will be circulated separately in advance of the AGM. All members are welcome

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#MakeAChange awards – nominations are now open

Nominations are now open for the #MakeAChange awards 2018. Members, disabled islanders, carers and their family and friends are invited to nominate and recognise the outstanding achievements of organisations, groups and individuals that have worked to improve accessibility and inclusion for disabled islanders and carers in Guernsey Examples of

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