Building community capacity to achieve the human rights of all persons with disabilities

Resources

Report of the Secretary General (68th Session) on Millennium Development Goals

Report by the UN Secretary-General on progress made on the Millennium Development Goals which makes several references to disabilities. Sierra There has been substantial progress in achieving the Millennium Development Goals and several successes in reaching specific targets globally and in individual countries. However, the prospects for achieving all of the Goals differ sharply across and within countries and regions. More than a billion people still live in extreme poverty.

Handbook for Parliamentarians on the CRPD

Targeted at parliamentarians around the world, this manual explains the rationale and objectives of the CRPD and how parliamentarians can translate the treaty into action. Publication of the International Parliamentarian Union and UN. The handbook is available on-line in html format.