UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
[en] The United Nations General Assembly in New York City adopted the International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (ICRPD) on December 13, 2006. The overarching goal of this international treaty is to promote and protect the human rights, dignity, and freedom of disabled people around the world. The result of many years of negotiation, the ICRPD was crafted by a diverse coalition of non-governmental, international and local organizations and by dedicated individuals around the world.
Sociology & social sciences
Author, co-author :
Powell, Justin J W ; University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education (FLSHASE) > Languages, Culture, Media and Identities (LCMI)
International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities