International Day of Disabled Persons

International Day of Disabled Persons

International Day of Disabled Persons (December 3) is an international observance promoted by the United Nations since 1992. It has been celebrated with varying degrees of success around the planet. Typically, the Day's activities are mounted by unpaid volunteers. Unless non-governmental organizations (NGOs) or governments step up to support the Day, effects will vary greatly from country to country, and year to year.Or|date=December 2007

Each year the day focuses on a different issue:
* 2007: focus is on 3 December 2007 "Decent Work for Persons with Disabilities"
* [ 2006] : International Day focused on access to information and communication technologies. Article 21 of the UN Convention on Disabled Persons briefly explains the issues.

ee also

*International Year of Disabled Persons 1981

External links

* [ the Resolution No. 47/3 (International Day of Disabled Persons)]
* [ UN International Day of Disabled Persons 2007]
* [ United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, International Day of Disabled Persons, 3 December]
* [ UN Convention on Disabled Persons, including Article 21 about access to information and communication]

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