Brazilian activist awarded with the International Service Human Rights Award

Montevideo, Uruguay

Brazilian journalist, Rosangela Berman Bieler, director of the Interamerican Institute on Disability and Inclusive Development who so kindly presented at APC's open day on one of the panels will be recognised with a major human rights award on Wednesday in London.
Brazilian journalist, Rosangela Berman Bieler, director of the Interamerican Institute on Disability and Inclusive Development, will be awarded on 5th of December with the International Service Human Rights Award in the category Defense of Human Rights of People with Disabilities. The award ceremony will take place at the House of Commons in London (UK).

Rosangela Berman Bieler has been recognized for her 30-years achievements for the promotion of an inclusive society which promotes and respects the diversity, the inclusion, the equality of opportunities and the independent living for all.

“In the midst of the historical approval of the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities”, declared Matthew Snell, Chief Executive of International Service, the British development agency, the award promoter, “we recognize the strategic important of the disability perspective, associated to the core human rights issues and challenges of the present times”.

More info, please contact International Service Field Director in Brazil, Luca Sinesi: luca@isbrasil.org.br

International Site: www.internationalservice.org.uk

International Service Human Rights Awards

The first International Service human rights awards were held in 2003 as part of International Service 50th anniversary celebrations. Since then the ceremony has become one of the key events in the British overseas development calendar.

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