In February 2014 the “Leadership and Project Management” workshop was organized by the Asian Blind Union and the Nepal Association of the Blind at Hotel Manaslu in Katmandu, Nepal. Following areas were covered at the conference.
An overview of International Treaties and strategies for their Ratification and implementation.
Gender policy of Asian Blind Union.
Identifying issues and developing strategies for implementation of Asian Blind Union Gender Policy.
Assessment of the status of Ratification of Marrakesh Copy Right Treaty.
Issues relating to strengthening of organizational capacity of Asian Blind Union affiliate organization in the sub-region, Mapping of need.
Identifying issues relating to formation of groups by women leaders in the process of development of the respective project and their experiences with regard to group dynamic.
Strategy to enhance participation of Asian Blind Union affiliate organizations in the work of Asian Blind Union
Identifying the issues and difficulties faced by women leaders during development of their respective projects by using the project format.
Developing and Presentation of a strategy for implementation of the specific project.
Strengthening skills for advocacy on Ratification and Implementation of UNCRPD.
Empowering Affiliate organizations for ensuring inclusion of blind /partially sighted persons in the programmes of International Developmental Agencies such as UNDP, UNICEF, Asian Development Bank, UNESCO, ILO etc.
Development of project for implementation in the respective country by developing partnership with aforementioned international agencies.
Vision impaired persons from South Asian countries participated for this workshop. Ms. Manique Gunaratne represented Sri Lanka for this workshop.
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