INTEC and CONADIS conclude a diploma in Social Incidence and Policy for Inclusion
The promotion is made up of 33 public officials and social activists for the rights of persons with disabilities
SANTO DOMINGO. The Center for Governance and Social Management (CEGES) of Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC) and the National Disability Council (CONADIS) graduated from 33 social activists and public officials who attended the Diploma Social and Political Incidence for the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities.
Graduates of the Diploma belong to various organizations and NGOs that work on disability, officials of CONADIS and other governmental bodies, and it is expected that in the near future they will be multiplying agents that promote the mobilization, sensitization and commitment of citizens in the interest in the affairs of persons with disabilities, and the responsibility of public authorities in the implementation of policies aimed at their integration.
The teaching staff was made up of experts of recognized prestige in the areas of democratic governance and advocacy and on disability such as Flavio Darío Espinal, Domingo Matías, Javier Cabreja, Wilfredo Lozano, Olivo Rodríguez, Antonella Cellucci, Guillermo Díaz, José Rijo, Luis Ortega Rincón, Juan Castillo, Casimiro Maldonado, Angel Paredes, Horacio Álvarez, Manuel Ortega, Magda Pepén and Pengsieng Sang Ben.
During 14 weeks and with a total of 82 teaching hours, the Diploma trained social activists and public officials in matters related to the institutional design of the Dominican State, political parties and citizenship, Public administration and disability in the Dominican Republic, public policies and management social, the organizational development of CSOs and the political incidence of civil society.
As final work, the participants elaborated an Incidence Plan / Improvement Plan to intervene in a problem related to disability and initiate a transformation strategy that involves the key political actors of their locality, as well as the high officials of the ministries. where they work
The presentation of diplomas was attended by Magino Corporán, Executive Director of CONADIS and Rafael Toribio, Director of CEGES, who highlighted the importance of this type of training to achieve the inclusion of people with disabilities in all areas of society.
Wednesday, April 09 2014