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International Day of Disabled persons

2005-12-03 to 2005-12-03

The UN announced this year's theme for December 3rd, the International Day of Disabled Persons is Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Action in Development. The goal is to highlight the interdependence between the rights of people with disabilities and the development process, with the knowledge that full societal inclusion of people with disabilities and the enjoyment of our fundamental rights and freedoms on an equal footing with all other members of our society are essential to the achievement of development goals.

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