UN General Assembly adopts resolution on disability

Americas, News, December 22 2014

The 69th session of the General Assembly negotiated and adopted a resolution on disability on 18 December (A/RES/69/142).

The resolution entitled: “Realizing the Millennium Development Goals and other internationally agreed development goals for persons with disabilities towards 2015 and beyond”, had 112 co-sponsoring Governments, and would work to promote the mainstreaming of disability in development, as well as in international cooperation, national development strategies and official statistics. http://www.un.org/disabilities/default.asp?id=36

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