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Joint Strategy Workshop

In December, Standing Voice facilitated a joint strategy workshop on Ukerewe Island, in Tanzania’s Lake Victoria. This workshop was the latest in a series of stakeholder consultations conducted throughout 2016 by Standing Voice in partnership with the World Bank and other partners. The purpose of these consultations is to perform a comprehensive needs assessment for persons with albinism in Tanzania by engaging a diversity of stakeholders in dialogue. This process began with national-level consultations through…

World Bank and the United Nations

2016 has seen us continue to strengthen partnerships with the UN and World Bank. This culminated in June with ‘Action on Albinism in Africa’, a three-day consultative forum in Dar es Salaam, which brought together stakeholders from 29 African countries and beyond to explore the challenges and priority actions surrounding the welfare and empowerment of persons with albinism on the continent. Standing Voice—in collaboration with the World Bank—was responsible for coordinating Day 1 of…