Regional seminar on the international year of disabled persons(IYDP)
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The Regional Seminar on IYDP was held at Africa Hall. Addis Ababa, on 6 and: 7 October 1980.-, It was organized under the joint auspices of the Organization of African Unity, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the IYDP secretariat* The Government of Ethiopia provided host facilities for the Seminar. The Seminar, whose aim was to consider the post effective ways of attaining the objectives of the Year and of ensuring observance of the principles of the Declaration of the Rights of Disabled Persons and of the Declaration on the Rights of Mentally Retarded Persons and to contribute to the drafting of a long—term programme of action, was convened in accordance with the provisions of the Plan of Action for the Year adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in resolution 34/154 whereby the regional commissions were urged to organize regional meetings or seminars that would provide a forum for sharing experiences and seeking the most effective ways of implementing initial and complementary measures in order to-attain the objectives of: the Year, The Seminar was also organized in accordance with the provisions of CAU resolutions CM/594(XXX) and CM/Res.724(XXXIIl) and ECA Conference of Ministers resolution 3960JY) concerning activities to Be conducted for and on behalf of disabled persons in observance of the Year.
Citation“United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa (1980-11). Regional seminar on the international year of disabled persons(IYDP). Addis Ababa :. © UN. ECA,. http://hdl.handle.net/10855/5312”
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