UN Secretary General: "We need comprehensive review of System's responses to disability"

2018-06-29

In his opening remarks at the 11th UN Conference of State Parties to the CRPD, Mr. Guterrez endorsed the need for a new policy and accountability framework to guide the UN's support for the rights of persons with disabilities. He also called all State Parties, UN agencies and programs to colaborate in these efforts. Watch his full statement: 

 


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