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World We Want 2015

The United Nations Partnership on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNPRPD), the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), and UNICEF are inviting people to join an online discussion forum to develop an inclusive agenda for the … Continue reading

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UN Enable announces inclusion in the Rio+20 Outcome Document

The UN Secretariat for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities announced that disability has been included in the Rio+20 Outcome Document “The Future We Want.” The Rio+20 conference is going on right now in Brazil. Rio+20 is … Continue reading

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Annual International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 3rd, 2011 marks the 19th International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD).  This annual observance established in 1992 by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3 aims to promote greater understanding of disability issues with a focus on the … Continue reading

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