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Welcome to the Ethiopian Center for Disability and Development (ECDD), where Disability Inclusion is in Action! ECDD works collaboratively with other organizations to promote and facilitate


Our Vision

ECDD envisions an inclusive Ethiopia, where children, youth and adults with disabilities, regardless of age, gender or kind of disability, as well as their parents and families, enjoy improved living conditions, and exercise the same rights and have access to the same services and opportunities enjoyed by other citizens

Latest news

ECDD Organizes Workshop on Reasonable Accommodation

ECDD through its "Promoting Rights and Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities through Effective Legislation" (PROPEL) project funded by ILO conducted a half-day consultative workshop for blind teachers on 23 March 2015 in Debre Berhan town on the applicability of the provision (Article 6.2) on reasonable accommodation of the "Right to Employment of Persons with Disability" Proclamation 568/2008.

ECDD Marks the 7th Anniversary of the Ethiopian “Right to Employment of Persons with Disability” Proclamation No. 568/2008 adopted by Parliament on 25 March 2008

This month marks the 7th Anniversary of the adoption of the “Right to Employment of Persons with Disability” Proclamation by the Ethiopian Parliament.  The main purpose of the Proclamation is to abolish discrimination against persons with disabilities in the workplace.  The Proclamation also provides for the right of a person with a disability to acquire “reasonable accommodation” – “an adjustment or

ECDD launches new “Guide to Accessible Ethiopia”

The Ethiopian Center for Disability and Development (ECDD) launched its new “Guide to Accessible Ethiopia” following its Annual General Assembly Meeting held on 21 March 2015. 


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Tel: +251-114-165859/0116-653916
Fax: +251-114-165849

E-mail: info@ecdd-ethiopia.org

P.O.Box: 1530 Code 1250
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Main Office Located behind Dreamliner Hotel Meskel Flower Road

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Website: www.ecdd-ethiopia.org