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GDA Executive committee 2021

December 18th, 2020|

In 2021 we will be announcing our new executive members in the positions of treasurer corporate secretariat We will also be recruiting for two new volunteers : fundraiser communications officer Please do get in touch via info@disabilityalliance.org.gg if you are [...]

Health update by Mike Read

December 11th, 2020|Tags: |

Surgical waiting lists remain a growing and significant problem. We would like to know to what extent this is effecting GDA members or carers of GDA members. If you are struggling to get information from HSC or the MSG, [...]

Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

December 10th, 2020|Tags: |

The GDA is excited to see the extension of CRC locally The States of Guernsey media release: UN Convention on the Rights of the Child formally extended to Guernsey and Alderney Wednesday 09 December 2020 The United Nations [...]

Human Rights Day 2020

December 10th, 2020|Tags: |

What is Human Rights Day? Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December — the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The UDHR is a milestone document [...]

International election observers report and support for IDPwD

December 7th, 2020|Tags: |

“An Election of Firsts”: International Observers Publish Recommendations Following Guernsey General Election Published 07 December 2020 Read the media release here and full report here The team of international observers that carried out an independent Election Expert Mission to the [...]

Social Policy future – 2021 and beyond

December 3rd, 2020|Tags: |

In the GDA AGM, new Director of Social Policy, Carol Le Page gave an update on the team and plans for future Future priorities: Discrimination Legislation Disability and Inclusion Strategy workstreams SLAWS Supported Living and Aging Well Strategy UN [...]

Education Update – Catherine Hall

December 3rd, 2020|Tags: |

Education update at the GDA AGM by Catherine Hall GDA  AGM Education update Impact of Covid. Special Educational Needs and Disability ( SEND ) Review. Secondary education ‘ pause and review’ Education law review COVID [...]

#PurpleLightUp

December 2nd, 2020|

#PurpleLightUp Guernsey Locally look out for EY building St Julians Avenue Lloyds Bank Smith Street St James Concert Hall Castle Cornet and more ..... #PurpleLightUp is a global movement that celebrates and draws attention to the economic contribution [...]

IDPwD – 3rd December 2020

December 2nd, 2020|Tags: , |

Please visit our home page for the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPwD) here: International Day of Persons with Disabilities — Guernsey Disability Alliance Guernsey current situation Summer 2020 The States of Guernsey assembly voted unanimously to [...]

Community Awards 2020

November 17th, 2020|Tags: , |

This years Guernsey Community Foundation (GCF) Community awards were held on Tuesday 17th November 2020 at St James. We were excited to have a number of short listed nominations, as well as many of our member charities and partners. [...]

Changes at the GDA

November 6th, 2020|

As the last term finishes (2016-2020 Deputies) we also have a number of changes to the Executive Committee, GDA structure and staff. Executive Committee We wish to thank our Finance Director Alan Bain for his exceptional support for the [...]

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