Knowledge Database

Lectures at the UN

2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Yoav Kraim - Co-Director, Unit for Social Change, Beit Issie Shapiro
2017
Claiming the Right to Make Decisions
The lecture describes the process of self-advocacy groups of people with intellectual disabilities, the way they went through and their participation in the Knesset committee, in which they expressed their will to decision-makers in Israel.
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Jean Judes - Executive Director, Beit Issie Shapiro
2016
Promoting Technological Entrepreneurship in the Field of Disabilities
Today’s technological entrepreneurs have an array of support systems – ecosystems – which provide them with the comprehensive network needed to turn a good idea into a marketable product. Such an ecosystem has yet to be developed focusing on developing accessible technologies for people with disabilities. This side event will focus on the importance of and challenges in developing a disabilities-focused network of support that will provide entrepreneurs with access to knowledge, guidance, resources and community – through a multi-facetted discussion featuring experts from different sectors.
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Jean Judes - Executive Director, Beit Issie Shapiro
2015
Women with Disabilities
Lecture of Jean Judes, Beit Issie Shapiro’s Executive Director, presented at the session on “Education – the Force that Empowers Women” held by the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women on March 2015, describing the dual vulnerability of women with disabilities and stressing the need for women with and without disabilities to fight together for their rights and place in society.
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Jean Judes - Executive Director, Beit Issie Shapiro
2014
Changing Attitudes and Fighting Stereotypes for an Inclusive Society
Ms. Jean Judes, presented Beit Issie Shapiro’s programs for changing attitudes as leverage for social inclusion.
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Jean Judes - Executive Director, Beit Issie Shapiro
2014
"If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together" - Forging Partnerships at Civil Society
The lecture was presented at the UN as part of the Civil Society Forum, on promoting partnerships on a local, national and international level, in order to promote social change.
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Jean Judes - Executive Director, Beit Issie Shapiro
2013
From Vision to Implementation: the Beit Issie Shapiro CBR Model
Lecture of Jean Judes, Beit Issie Shapiro’s Executive Director, at the conference on the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities, about Community Based Rehabilitation – CBR as implemented throughout Beit Issie Shapiro’s various activities.
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