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Johndy plays football Credit: Jako Klamer/LIGHT FOR THE WORLD

Johndy is great at playing football

2016-08-19
A young boy from South Sudan was hurt in a violent conflict in his home town Bor and survived a gruesome flight to camp Mahad in Juba.
Woman with eye patch is harvesting corn

Drought in Ethiopia

2016-08-05
Persons with disabilities have worse access to water.
Various actors form the development community, ministries and donors welcomed LIGHT FOR THE WORLD’s new country strategy for Burkina Faso.

Burkina Faso: New Country Strategy

2016-07-28
Various actors from the development community, ministries and donors welcomed LIGHT FOR THE WORLD’s new country strategy for Burkina Faso.
The Stakeholder Group of Persons with Disabilities

Time for inclusive sustainable development

2016-07-25
The first High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda is over: What has been achieved for persons with disabilities?
People walking along a street in South Sudan

South Sudan: A devastating situation

2016-07-14
LIGHT FOR THE WORLD is deeply moved by the devastating situation in South Sudan.
Yetnebersh Nigussie in front of a SDG poster

UN: High-level Political Forum 2016

2016-07-14
LIGHT FOR THE WORLD is making persons with disabilities heard at this year's HLPF in New York.
The European Parliament Plenary Room

Ensuring Priorities in European Commission Report

2016-07-08
The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the EU. LIGHT FOR THE WORLD successfully advocated for a high level of detail regarding development cooperation and the rights of persons with disabilities.
Participants are standing together at the Joint Parliamentary Assembly in Windhoek

Bringing together Parliamentarians

2016-07-07
LIGHT FOR THE WORLD took part at the Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) delegation attending the Joint Parliamentary Assembly in Windhoek (Namibia) and will pick up momentum.
 Klaas Aikes, LIGHT FOR THE WORLD programme coordinator

Being a Refugee with a Disability

2016-06-20
An interview with Klaas Aikes, LIGHT FOR THE WORLD Programme Coordinator about the situation of refugees with disabilities in South Sudan.
General Assembly Hall United Nations, New York

Where are the women with disabilities?

2016-06-16
LIGHT FOR THE WORLD congratulates the new members of the CRPD Committee but also raises concerns about the disregard of gender equality.

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