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Official Twitter account for the UN Programme on Disability , Department of Economic and Social Affairs .
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UnitedNationsEnable May 17
“People with should not be an afterthought. We don’t want to just reconstruct buildings, but reconstruct our systems & societies to include everyone.” Meet , activist, humanitarian and one of the new :
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UnitedNationsEnable May 15
Persons with disabilities are the most affected by natural disasters. The latest Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction – is out 👉
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UnitedNationsEnable May 14
How are stakeholders working towards science, technology and innovation-based solutions for the ? Learn the latest on the world’s collective efforts at the STI Forum at UN Headquarters in NY from 14-15 May. Details 👉
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UnitedNationsEnable May 10
There are + 1 billion people with some form of disability, accounting for 15% of the 🌍 population. To promote good treatment of children & adolescents with disabilities, developed a global campaign with 10 principles for their protection
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UnitedNationsEnable Apr 27
“You can and should do more, to ensure that people with disabilities, are included in all aspects of your work,” refugee youth advocate from Syria Nujeen Mustafa told Security Council this week. Learn more:
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UnitedNationsEnable Apr 11
is working with and and organizations of persons with disabilities in Ecuador to ensure that youth with disabilities enjoy their rights and that they are active participants and decision makers at all levels.
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UnitedNationsEnable Apr 3
Sport can help achieve the and promote the social inclusion of vulnerable groups including persons with disabilities. 🏅🏓🏈🏑🏀⚽️🏸 ℹ 📺 LIVE NOW 💬
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UnitedNationsEnable Apr 2
LIVE NOW at the 2019 ! observance in NY focusing on leveraging the use of assistive technologies for persons with autism & promoting equality, equity and inclusion. Learn more:
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UnitedNationsEnable Apr 2
Today is ! People with autism have the equal right to make their own decisions & choices like everybody else. Learn more:
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UnitedNationsEnable Apr 2
Let us reaffirm our commitment to promoting the full participation of all people with autism, by ensuring they have the necessary tools to exercise their rights & fundamental freedoms. -- on Tuesday’s
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UnitedNationsEnable Mar 21
It's World Down Syndrome Day! This year is about “Leave no one behind in education”! Watch live here: and follow the discussion
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UnitedNationsEnable Mar 18
21 March is World Down Syndrome Day! This year is about Leave no one behind. All people with Down syndrome must have opportunities to live fulfilling lives, included on a full and equal basis with others, in all aspects of society. More:
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UnitedNationsEnable Mar 11
The 63rd Commission on the status of women kicks off today! The theme this year is: SocialProtection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for genderequality and the empowerment of women and girls. Learn more:
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UnitedNationsEnable Mar 8
Happy International ⁠ ⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ Let’s salute the inspiring women 🌎who are innovating the way to equality and inclusion! ⁠ Let’s commit to building a better & inclusive future for everyone!
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UnitedNationsEnable Mar 4
Persons with are invisible to politicians, if they're invisible in official statistics. We need disaggregated to shine a spotlight on them and their challenges to leave no one behind. Read Report:
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UnitedNationsEnable Feb 13
We need to address inequality and make disability at the center of what the does. 📺 . 🔗
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UnitedNationsEnable Feb 11
Social protection has the potential to protect the economic security of persons with & their families. The inclusion of persons with in focus at from 11-21 Feb. Watch LIVE NY 10am . More:
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UnitedNationsEnable Feb 2
My disability, my identity! At in Davos, discussed disabilities & inclusion issues with Paralympic Gold medalist . Read her story:
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UnitedNationsEnable Jan 26
Check out the Guide for Business on the Rights of Persons with on how to support & give them an opportunity to improve their competitiveness in alignment with relevant conventions & frameworks
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UnitedNationsEnable Jan 24
The first-ever UN will be celebrated on 24 January! 😃 Education = power! What does education mean to you?
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