13 June 2019, New York

The Commonwealth promotes democracy and equality across its member countries with over 2.5 billion citizens. Over 450 million are persons with disabilities, mainly young people. The self-organisation of Commonwealth Disabled People’s Organisations and their collaboration, capacity building with each other and advocacy play a crucial role in implementing the CRPD and the Sustainable Development Goals. The relaunching the Commonwealth Disabled People’s Forum with the support of DPOs in majority of Commonwealth countries to give us a supportive and democratic structure to ensure people with disabilities across the Commonwealth are not left behind.

The Relaunch General Assembly of the Commonwealth Disabled People’s Forum

This website provides updates on news, events and historical context for the organization.

Notice of Commonwealth Scholarships for disabled candidates via CDPF

2023 Commonwealth Scholarships Committee (CSC)-Masters and PhDs CSC
Applications open 6th September 2022 – close 18th October.

To be considered by Commonwealth Disabled People’s Forum (CDPF) you must apply in addition and separately to be considered by 6th September to 14th November 4pm GMT.

CDPF can nominate 10 candidates for Master’s and 5 for PhD.

Full details here.