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UNDP and the Government of Botswana have signed the “Support to the Fulfilment of Human Rights, Access to Justice and Empowerment of Women and Youth Project” (2018 – 2021) (“the Project”). Under the auspices of this Project, the Government of Botswana has requested support from UNDP to develop a National Disability Strategy and Disability Law, conduct consultations and convene an international conference on Disability in 2019.
The development of the Disability Bill (as part of the National Disability Framework) will be coordinated by Disability Office at the Office of the President as secretariat for the National Coordinating Committee on Disabilities (NCCD), in close consultation with people with disabilities.UNDP is procuring the services of a National Legislative Drafting Specialist (Disability Bill). The National Legislative Drafting Specialist (Disability Bill) will work closely with the Disability Law Specialist, to produce a Disability Bill to domesticate international and regional disability standards and mainstream disability rights into the law of Botswana.