NEWS:Persons with disabilities must be part of global development push: UN chief

NEWS:Persons with disabilities must be part of global development push: UN chief

Much remains to be accomplished before persons with disabilities can realize their full potential as equal and valued members of society. That’s the message from the UN Secretary-General on the International Day of Disabled Persons, observed this Saturday, 3 December. The Secretary-General pointed out that this month marks 10 years since the UN General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.  Since then, he said, disability has increasingly been incorporated into…

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