Empowering people disabilities
This year, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) focuses on the empowerment of persons with disabilities for inclusive, equitable and sustainable development as anticipated in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which pledges to ‘leave no one behind’.
International days are occasions to:
- Educate the general public on issues of concern.
- Mobilize political will and resources to address global problems.
- Celebrate and reinforce achievements of humanity.
Promoting the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities
The annual observance of the International Day of Disabled Persons was proclaimed in 1992. It aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all areas of society and development. It aims to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.
The United Nations Disability Inclusion Strategy
The United Nations Disability Inclusion Strategy provides the foundation for sustainable and transformative progress on disability inclusion through all pillars of the work of the United Nations. Through this strategy he United Nations system reaffirms that the full and complete realization of the human rights of all persons with disabilities is an inalienable, integral and indivisible part of all human rights and fundamental freedoms.
Each International day offers the opportunity to organize activities related to the theme of the day, we found some usefull links below:
Ireland – National Purple Lights Campaign.
Ireland are running this campaign for a second year to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
Invisible Disabilities and Temporary Accessibility Needs Seminar
Bank of Ireland’s Accessibility Network invites you to attend a 60-minute seminar focusing on Invisible Disabilities and Temporary Accessibility Needs.
The Future is Accessible – Fully accessible event with BSL signers
Vernal Scott, LB Havering in conjunction with Salvation Army Romford
Tuesday 3rd December 2019, 9.00am to 4.30pm, Salvation Army Romford
The National Awards for Disability Leadership recognise and celebrate the extraordinary contribution and leadership shown by disabled people in Australia.
The Awards will be delivered across seven categories for outstanding achievement or outcomes by disabled people. They are reflecting the diversity of the community, and the intersectional nature of their lives.
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