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The Institute on Disability and Public Policy podcast series provides an open exchange for experts and advocates in the disability and public policy fields to discuss today's most pressing issues. Topics include: diversity in disability; accessibility and inclusive information and communications technologies (ICTs); history and implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD); human rights; and access to employment opportunities, education, justice, and political participation.

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IDPP Celebrates the 2013 International Day of Persons with Disabilities

In this third podcast episode, the IDPP celebrates the 2013 International Day of Persons with Disabilities by providing a "year in review" of key activities in the international disability sphere. This includes the 6th Conference of States Parties to the UNCRPD, the UN General Assembly High Level Meeting on Disability and Development, and the US Senate hearings to ratify the UNCRPD.

1hr 12mins

12 Dec 2013

Rank #1

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IDPP Voices 10: Conversation with Pranesh Prakash

This episode of IDPP Voices features a conversation with Mr. Pranesh Prakash, Policy Director at the Centre for Internet and Society in India and an Access to Knowledge Fellow at the Yale Information Society Project, during the Eight Annual Internet Governance Forum held in October 2013 in Bali, Indonesia.

21mins

19 Nov 2013

Rank #2

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IDPP Voices 9: Conversation With Dr. Rajeswary Appacutty and Ruth Arunasalam

IDPP Executive Director Dr. Derrick Cogburn speaks with Dr. Rajeswary Appacutty and Ms. Ruth Arunasalam about their current work with the IDPP and the disability community during the IDPP’s visit to University of Malaya’s Centre for Continuing Education (UMCCed).

3mins

7 Nov 2013

Rank #3

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IDPP Voices 8: Conversation with Emerito Rojas

This episode of IDPP Voices captures a conversation with Mr. Emerito Rojas, founder and president of the New Vois Association of the Philippines, during the 2013 IDPP Annual Meeting hosted by Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand.

8mins

18 Sep 2013

Rank #4

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IDPP Voices 7: Conversation with Tokyo Bak

This episode of IDPP Voices captures a conversation with Mr. Tokyo Bak, senior program manager for disability at AusAID in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, during the 2013 IDPP Annual Meeting hosted by Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand.

24mins

11 Sep 2013

Rank #5

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IDPP Voices 6: Conversation with Mary Killeen

  This episode of IDPP Voices captures a conversation with Ms. Mary Killeen, senior research associate at the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University, during the 2013 M-Enabling Summit in Washington, DC.

7mins

28 Aug 2013

Rank #6

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IDPP Voices 5: Conversation with Thomas Simpson

  This episode of IDPP Voices captures a conversation with Mr. Thomas Simpson, strategic marketing lead at ViewPlus Technologies, Inc. during the 2013 M-Enabling Summit in Washington, DC.

3mins

21 Aug 2013

Rank #7

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IDPP Voices 4: Conversation with Joyojeet Pal

This episode of IDPP Voices captures a conversation with Dr. Joyojeet Pal, assistant professor in the School of Information at the University of Michigan, during the 2013 M-Enabling Summit in Washington, DC.

8mins

14 Aug 2013

Rank #8

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IDPP Voices 3: Conversation with Stephen Frank

  This episode of IDPP Voices captures a conversation between Mr. Stephen Frank, video relay interpreting director at The Hearing and Speech Agency, and IDPP executive director Dr. Derrick Cogburn during the 2013 M-Enabling Summit in Washington, DC.

8mins

7 Aug 2013

Rank #9

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IDPP Voices 2: Conversation with Rob Pearson

  This episode of IDPP Voices captures a conversation with Mr. Rob Pearson, director of accessible digital media at Accessible Media, Inc., during the 2013 M-Enabling Summit in Washington, DC.

6mins

31 Jul 2013

Rank #10