1.4 Identification for Development and Persons with Disabilities

Intended Audience: Persons with disabilities, Organizations of Persons with Disabilities (OPDs), Local Governments, Local NGOs, International NGOs, International governmental organizations (INGOs), Donor organizations (National, international)

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Please note: Credit should be given to the US International Council on Disabilities and Rehabilitation International.

Important Resources:

J. Lord, V.T. Desai, 2020. Creating Disability Inclusive ID Systems (English). Identification for Development Washington, DC: World Bank Group.
World Bank. 2019.

ID4D Practitioner’ Guide: Version 1.0 (October 2019). Washington, DC: World Bank. License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 IGO (CC BY 3.0 IGO).

ID4D World Bank website

Key Learning Objectives in this module:

  1. To learn about the importance of proof of identity for persons with disabilities.
  2. To identify the barriers often experienced in accessing identification.
  3. To understand the legal basis for identification.
  4. To review emerging practices in this new area of international development.

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