Ⅱ. Description-1

Development of Leadership & Networking of Persons with Disabilities (J1200720)

2-2. Period of Program Skip to next headline(2-3) Back to previous headline(2-1)

Duration of whole program: August 2012 to June 2013
Preliminary Phase:
(in a participant’s home country)
August 2012 to October 2012
Core Phase in Japan: October 10, 2012 to December 1, 2012
Finalization Phase:
(in a participant’s home country)
December 2012 to June 2013

2-3. Target Regions or Countries Skip to next headline(2-4) Back to previous headline(2-2)

Brazil, Iran, Jordan, Laos, Nigeria, Philippines, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Samoa, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe

2-4. Eligible / Target Organization Skip to next headline(2-5) Back to previous headline(2-3)

Governmental or non-governmental organizations of/for persons with disabilities, where persons with disabilities are the leading figures in their organization

2-5. Total Number of Participants Skip to next headline(2-6) Back to previous headline(2-4)

10 participants

2-6. Language to Be Used in This Program Skip to next headline(2-7) Back to previous headline(2-5)


2-7. Program Objective Skip to next headline(2-8) Back to previous headline(2-6)

This program aims that the participants take awareness of human rights and the value of networking, and formulate a project to raise disability awareness and strengthen regional, national and international networks in their respective countries/regions.

2-8. Overall Goal Skip to next headline(2-9) Back to previous headline(2-7)

The goals of this program include: 1) empowerment of persons with disabilities and other community residents gained from the activities provided by the trainee’s organization; 2) expansion of regional, national, and international networks of disability organizations; 3) regional and national mainstreaming of persons with disabilities; 4) ultimately, the realization of a fully-inclusive society.

2-9. Expected Module Output and Contents: Skip to next headline(2-10) Back to previous headline(2-8)

This program consists of the following components.

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