World programme of action concerning disabled persons

UNITED NATIONS
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1983
69 p

The World Programme of Action (WPA) is a global strategy to enhance disability prevention, rehabilitation and equalization of opportunities, which pertains to full participation of persons with disabilities in social life and national development. The WPA also emphasizes the need to approach disability from a human rights perspective. It was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly at its 37th regular session on 3 December 1982

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The World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly at its 37th regular session on 3 December 1982.
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