The global forum to further the empowerment and inclusion of disabled people.


Media Coverage 2016

A selection of the media coverage of Rehabilitation World Congress 2016

 

Creating a more inclusive world at the RI World Congress, A bright Clear Web, November 2, 2016 By Claire Brotherton

http://www.abrightclearweb.com/more-inclusive-world-ri-world-congress/(opens in new tab or window)

 

Inclusion and entertainment in Edinburgh! November 2, Sightsavers

http://blog.sightsavers.org/inclusion-experts-edinburgh/(opens in new tab or window)

 

The Beijing Hour

http://english.cri.cn/4926/2016/10/28/2702s943565.htm (opens in new tab or window)  (listen from 12:41 onwards)


World leaders debate disability empowerment in Scotland, Third Force4 News, 10th October 2016 by Susan Smith

http://thirdforcenews.org.uk/tfn-news/world-leaders-debate-disability-empowerment-in-scotland (opens in new tab or window)

 

Partnership calls on global community to support social inclusion through sport and technology, Enable Magazine, 

http://enablemagazine.co.uk/partnership-calls-global-community-support-social-inclusion-sport-technology/ (opens in new tab or window)

 

Nicola Sturgeon in pledge to use new powers to safeguard rights of disabled people, Evening Times (Glasgow) 23 Oct 2016

http://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/news/14818272.Nicola_Sturgeon_in_pledge_to_use_new_powers_to_safeguard_rights_of_disabled_people/ (opens in new tab or window)

 

Breaking down barriers, Scottish Government Website News Section, 23 Oct 2016

http://news.gov.scot/news/breaking-down-barriers (open in new tab or window)

 

Nicola Sturgeon pledge over disability rights, The Scotsman, 23 Oct 2016

http://www.scotsman.com/news/nicola-sturgeon-pledge-over-disability-rights-1-4266083 (opens in new tab or window)

 

Top 50 most influentail disabled people announced as the RIWC comes to Edinburgh, POS'ability Magazine

http://posabilitymagazine.co.uk/top-50-most-influential-disabled-people-announced-as-the-riwc-comes-to-edinburgh/ (opens in new tab or window)

 

Major disability conference begins in Edinburgh, BBC News, Scotland, Edinburgh East Fife, 25 October 2016

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-37758245 (opens in new tab or window)

 

UK takes place on world stage of disability empowerment, Charity Today, 25 October 2016

http://www.charitytoday.co.uk/uk-takes-place-world-stage-disability-empowerment/ c

 

Top 50 most influential disabled people announced, Ucan 2 Magazine, 24 October 2016

http://www.ucan2magazine.co.uk/content/top-50-most-influential-disabled-people-announced (opens in new tab or window)

 

Nicola Sturgeon in vow to tackle inequality 'head-on', The Herald, 25 October 2016

http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/14822621.Nicola_Sturgeon_in_vow_to_tackle_inequality__head_on_/ (opens in new tab or window)

 

USLW attends Rehabilitation International World Congress, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, 25 October 2016

http://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/201610/25/P2016102500350p.htm (opens in new tab or window)

 

Zhang Haidi set to head Rehabilitation International, GB Times, 26 October 2016

http://gbtimes.com/china/zhang-haidi-set-head-rehabilitation-international (opens in new tab or window)

 

Centre planning varsity for sign language research, disability studies, Hindustan Times, 26 October 2016

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/centre-planning-varsity-for-sign-language-research-disability-studies/story-y8ee8aCuxKaG1lDqhH4ktJ.html (opens in new tab or window)

 

Liz Sayce speaks at the RI World Congress, Disability Rights UK, 26 October 2016

http://www.disabilityrightsuk.org/news/2016/october/liz-sayce-speaks-ri-world-congress (opens in new tab or window)

 

Edinburgh Bus Tours sets the benchmark for accessible tourism with £6.5 million state-of-the-art fleet, Scotland B2B, 26 October 2016

http://scotlandb2b.co.uk/2016/10/26/edinburgh-bus-tours-sets-the-benchmark-for-accessible-tourism-with-6-5-million-state-of-the-art-fleet/ (opens in new tab or window)

 

Rehabilitation International World Congress, Best Current Affairs, 27 October 2016

http://www.bestcurrentaffairs.com/rehabilitation-international-world-congress/ (opens in new tab or window)

 

The great and the good line up for RI World Congress at EICC, HQ The Association Magazine, 27 October 2016

http://www.meetingmediagroup.com/article/the-great-and-the-good-line-up-for-ri-world-congress-at-eicc (opens in new tab or window)

 

Global disability empowerment conference wraps up in Scotland, The Scotsman, 27 October 2016

http://www.scotsman.com/news/global-disability-empowerment-conference-wraps-up-in-scotland-1-4270835 (opens in new tab or window)

 

Influential Chinese author assumes presidency of Rehabilitation International, CRI English, 28 October 2016

http://english.cri.cn/12394/2016/10/28/2941s943563.htm (opens in new tab or window)

 

China's Zhang Haidi inaugurated as head of RehabilitationInternational, 28 October 2016

http://en.people.cn/n3/2016/1028/c90000-9133681.html (opens in new tab or window)

 

World's disabled get new champion, China Daily USA, 28 October 2016

http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/world/2016-10/28/content_27199352.htm (open in new tab or window)

 

Chinese Author Assumes Presidency of Rehabilitation International, Women of China, 28 October 2016

http://www.womenofchina.cn/womenofchina/html1/people/writers/1610/3661-1.htm (opens in new tab or window)

 

China's Zhang Haidi inaugurated as head of Rehabilitation International, English.News.CN, 28 October 2016

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-10/28/c_135785860.htm (opens in new tab or window)