Question NW2734 to the Minister in the Presidency

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23 October 2018 - NW2734

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Mente-Nqweniso, Ms NV to ask the Minister in the Presidency

(1)What are the names of the (a) individuals and (b) organisations that undertook the research and wrote the White Paper on an Integrated National Disability Strategy (INDS); (2) whether the persons who undertook the research and wrote the paper were external contractors; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what amount were they paid in each case?

Reply:

1.(a) The INDS completed in 1997, was compiled through a multi stakeholder consultative process which was led by the Office of the Status of Disabled Persons (OSDP).

(b). The stakeholders comprised of officials from all spheres of government, members of civil society, members from academic institutions, persons with disabilities and various organizations of persons with disabilities.

2. The process was not commissioned to external contractors and therefore no individual / external contractor was compensated

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