JDF-日本障害フォーラム-Japan Disability Forum

JDF is a non-governmental network consisting of 13 national-level organizations of/for persons with disabilities.

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About JDF

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About Japan Disability Forum (JDF)

Japan Disability Forum (JDF)
Since its establishment in 2004, JDF has been engaged in various activities toward the ratification and implementation of the International Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities in Japan.
JDF has been also active in Asia-Pacific region, as a member of Asian and Pacific Disability Forum (APDF)
After the occurrence of the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011, JDF established the Headquarters for Comprehensive Support of Persons with Disabilities, and has been engaged in activities such as making proposals to the government, providing direct support to persons with disabilities, raising awareness, etc.

Activities

Four major activities to promote;

  1. International Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities
  2. Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities
  3. National Policies including "New Basic Programme for Persons with Disabilities"
  4. National Legislation on the rights / anti-discrimination of persons with disabilities

Members

JDF consists of 13 national-level member organizations of/for persons with disabilities.

Organization Chart



Committee on
Disability
Policies



Board of
Representatives


Executive Board




Committee on
Project Planning




Committee on
Intl' Affaris


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