December 02, 2021
The United Nations has established each December 3rd as the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). This is a day intended, “to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development, and to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.”
The United Nations has set 17 goals related to sustainable development. These sustainable development goals (SDGs) are set for the period of 2015 – 2030. Disability is referenced in various parts of the SDGs.
To read more, access: https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/sustainable-development-goals/.
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