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International Day of Persons with Disabilities


01 December, 2017

Theme for IDPD 2017: Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all

The annual observance of the International Day of Disabled Persons was proclaimed in 1992, by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3. The observance of the Day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. It also seeks to increase awareness of gains to be derived from the integration of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.

The main programme of the observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities at the UN Headquarters in New York will include the Opening, panel discussions and cultural events. Member States, civil society organizations and the private sector are welcome to organize their own events to celebrate the International Day to raise awareness and promote the rights and perspectives of persons with disabilities around the world.

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by Raad Rehabilitation Goodwill Complex [NGO]
21 Nov 2017
Would it be possible to register in advance for the event?
Many thanks

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by Biafra [NGO]
17 Feb 2017
We are interested, to mark the occasion, and willing to do justice and attend

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by RÚseau GuinÚen des Organisations des Personnes HandicapÚes pour la Promotion de la Convention Internationale sur les Droits des Personnes HandicapÚes "ROPACIDPH" [NGO]
1 Nov 2017
you will need to give the link or information how to pre register for this event now because many organization will take part and need more time for to have funding . So we hope you will give these information today



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