The National Disability Strategy outlines the vision, objectives and principles of a “rights-based” approach to disability for Yemen. The National Disability Strategy also
proposes a timeframe within which the Strategy will be implemented as well as the entity that will assume responsibility for supervising its implementation, monitoring and
evaluation. This document reflects the Government’s commitment towards ensuring that the rights of persons with disabilities are recognized and guaranteed, and that Yemeni society becomes increasingly inclusive.
Disability statistics: why are they important and what does ICF add? ICF framework; data collection methods and instruments; Using ICF survey and census design; planning and measurement issues; instrument development; organizing field work; processing data; analysisng and disseminating; key to sound policy formulation
The International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) is a framework which allows for the standardized reporting of a wide range of policyrelevant education statistics according to an internationally agreed set of common definitions and concepts thus ensuring cross-national comparability of resulting indicators. The General Conference adopted 34 C/Resolution 20, at its 34th session inviting the Director-General to initiate a review and revision of the 1997 version of the ISCED taking account of changes in education policies and structures over the preceding decade.
Disability and the MDGs; What are the MDGs and why are they important for persons with disabilities; MDG and disability-matching goals, targets and indicators to disability concerns; Integrating disability into the MGD process - entry points for disability issues; 2010/2015 and beyond
To inform and encourage debate on the issues affecting children, persons with disabilities and older persons in institutions and how the areas of concern should be addressed. Its overriding purpose is to draw attention to two issues: first, the situation of children, persons with disabilities and older persons living in institutions and second, the responsibility of Governments to develop community-based alternatives to institutional care.