Put Us in the Picture launches, aiming to make sure people with disabilities aren’t left behind in the worldwide fight against poverty.
Our 20,000-signature petition, calling on the UK government to make people with disabilities an international development priority, is delivered to parliament.
The UK government publishes its first ever Disability Framework, setting the UK on an exciting, challenging and ambitious path towards disability inclusion work.
World leaders meet in New York to agree the Sustainable Development Goals, a set of global goals to combat extreme poverty and climate change. For the first time in global development, people with disabilities are explicitly included.
The UK government publishes its second Disability Framework, identifying the progress it has made towards including people with disabilities in international development.
Harriet from our Connecting the Dots programme in Uganda takes part in the process to select the new UN Secretary-General. She asked candidates how people with disabilities would be included in the UN decision-making processes.
Our campaigners head to Birmingham to visit Big John’s Mela, an event that celebrates South Asian diversity. During the event they recruit more people to the campaign.
Following the appointment of a new Secretary of State for International Development, Sightsavers launches a petition calling for her to keep the government and UN’s promise to ‘leave no one behind’.
The Secretary of State announces she will prioritise people with disabilities in the government’s international development work: a major win for the campaign. We also bring together our supporters for a campaigner training day in London.