GLAD Network


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150 route de Ferney, PO Box 2100 CH 1211 Geneva 2, Switzerland
205 East 42nd Street New York, NY 10017 USA

The Global Action on Disability (GLAD) Network is a coordination body of bilateral and multilateral donors and agencies, the private sector and foundations working to enhance the inclusion of persons with disabilities in international development and humanitarian action.


The permanent co-chair of the GLAD Network is the International Disability Alliance (IDA). The rotating co-chair is the UK Department for International Development (DFID).



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Itad Inc, 1110 Vermont Ave NW, Suite 500, Washington, D.C 20005, USA

Itad is a global organisation. Our strategy, monitoring, evaluation and learning services work to make international development more effective. We generate evidence on important issues – from malnutrition to migration – to support our partners to make informed decisions and improve lives.

Development Initiatives (DI)


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North Quay House
Quay side
Temple Back

DI has six areas that we focus on to help build a world without poverty that invests in human security and where everyone shares the benefits of opportunity and growth. We work at global, regional, national and subnational levels, with staff across the world, and we have strong relationships with in-country partners. In addition to our significant portfolio of grant funded work, we offer consultancy services to clients who share our aims and values.

United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS)


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1 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017

Established in 1997, the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) works to eliminate the threat posed by mines, explosive remnants of war and improvised explosive devices by coordinating United Nations mine action, leading operational responses at the country level, and supporting the development of standards, policies and norms.

United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA)


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Rooted in the United Nations Charter and guided by the transformative 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) upholds the development pillar of the United Nations.

We bring the global community together to work towards common solutions to the world’s most pressing problems. We help countries translate their global commitments into national action in the economic, social and environmental spheres.

UN DESA is a pioneer of sustainable development and the home of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), where each goal finds its space and where all stakeholders can do their part to leave no one behind. We are a leading analytical voice for promoting inclusion, reducing inequalities and eradicating poverty, and a champion for tearing down the barriers that keep people in poverty.

UN DESA helps countries make informed decisions by providing a wealth of information through our publications and databases and through our support for international deliberations at the United Nations General Assembly, Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Commissions, Forums and other bodies.



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3000 Potomac Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22305

Disability:IN is the leading nonprofit resource for business disability inclusion worldwide. We empower business to achieve disability inclusion and equality. Our network of over 220 corporations expands opportunities for people with disabilities across enterprises. Our central office and 27 Affiliates serve as the collective voice to effect change for people with disabilities in business


Disability:IN activities in 2020 include: Disability Equality Index; Inclusion Works; NextGen Leaders Initiatives; Supplier Diversity; and Autism@Work

Wiley & Sons


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Wiley empowers researchers, learners, universities, and corporations to achieve their goals in an ever-changing world.

For over 200 years we have been helping people and organizations develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed. We develop digital education, learning, assessment, and certification solutions to help universities, businesses, and individuals move between education and employment and achieve their ambitions. By partnering with learned societies, we support researchers to communicate discoveries that make a difference. Our online scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, books, and other digital content build on a 200-year heritage of quality publishing.

The Harkin Institute


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Drake University
2800 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311

The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement is located at Drake University and serves as a venue and catalyst for dynamic non-partisan research, learning, and outreach to promote understanding of the policy issues to which Senator Tom Harkin devoted his career. The primary focus includes four of the issue areas: labor and employment, people with disabilities, retirement security, and wellness and nutrition.

ROMP Range of Motion Project


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PO Box 100915
Denver, CO 80250
United States

ROMP is a non-profit, for-impact healthcare organization dedicated to providing prosthetic care to those without access to these services. 

Our Model

All amputees deserve the best care possible. We refurbish donated components, purchase new components, and even invent components— whatever it takes to get our patients what they need.

Our Strategy

Quality Clinical Care:

Provide medical care based on medical need, not cost
Apply evidence-based standards that offer the best outcomes
Develop and distribute high-quality technologies at low cost


Local Investment:

Train and employ local practitioners to provide services
Strengthen local health systems through strategic partnerships
Stimulate development through buying and hiring locally



Raise public awareness of the global lack of prosthetic and orthotic care
Enable those with disabilities to redefine their human potential
Connect people of all backgrounds in common cause

Indigenous Knowledge Programme|World Bank


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1818 H Street NW
Washington DC 20433

The World Bank Group’s mission is to fight poverty and improve the living standards of people in the developing world. It is a development bank which provides loans, policy advice, technical assistance and knowledge sharing services to low and middle income countries to reduce poverty. The Indigenous Knowledge Programme manages a website which is a knowledge source designed to assist policy makers, programme managers, and practitioners in development approaches that rely on traditional knowledge systems to help achieve the millennium development goals. The team has developed a number of manuals, which can be accessed through the website, and manages the Bank's portfolio of indigenous knowledge projects and programmes