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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

What is it?

International Day of Persons with Disabilities (December 3) is an international observance promoted by the United Nations since 1992. 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.

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

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Read: Draft Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities