Global Partnership for Disability and Development appoints Maria Reina as 1st Executive Director

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Thursday, 20 August 2009

Global Partnership for Disability and Development (GPDD) have appointed Maria Reina as their 1st Executive Director. GPDD, with the support of the World Bank, was formed to accelerate inclusion of people with disabilities and their families into policies and practices though development agencies and organisations.

Among those aided by the partnership are people born with disabilities, people disabled through wars and other violence, traffic or work injuries, diseases, disasters and other causes.