ERIC Number: ED212106
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
International Statements on Disability Policy.
Rehabilitation International, New York, NY.
The document brings together key policy documents related to disability proposed by the bodies of the United Nations system and of major nongovernmental organizations. Statements from nine United Nations agencies are presented: General Assembly; Economic and Social Council; Development Programme; World Conference of Decade for Women; Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific; Economic Commission for Africa; Economic Commission for Latin America; the UN Economic, Scientific, and Cultural Organization; and the UN Children's Fund. Also represented are the following organizations: International Labour Organization, World Health Organization, International Social Security Association, Council of Europe, Organization of African Unity, Heads of State or Government of the Non-Aligned Countries, Council of World Health Organizations Interested in the Handicapped, Rehabilitation International, Council for the Welfare of the Blind, and World Federation of the Deaf. Statements address such topics as disability prevention, rehabilitation, resolutions for the International Year of Disabled Persons, special education, mental retardation, employment, and the rights of disabled persons. (CL)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Disabilities, Government (Administrative Body), International Organizations, Organizations (Groups), Position Papers, Prevention, Public Policy, Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation International, 432 Park Ave. South, New York, NY 10016 ($8.00).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Rehabilitation International, New York, NY.