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CATEGORIES / SOURCES
STANDARDS /
LEGAL INSTRUMENTS
& STATISTICS
Image Scales of Justice with link to legislation
OVERVIEW -
INTERNATIONAL LEGAL FRAMEWORKS FOR DISABILITY LEGISLATION

DESA


 
Section for Standard-setting Documents
SEE, also, GENERAL ASSEMBLY, below
blue arrow Comprehensive and Integral International Convention to Promote and Protect the Rights and Dignity of Persons with Disabilities
ChinesefranšaisEspa˝ol
GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESOLUTION A/RES/56/168, of 2 May 2002
blue arrow The Standard Rules on Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities
ArabicfranšaisRussian Espa˝ol
GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESOLUTION A/RES/48/96
blue arrow Tallinn Guidelines for Action on Human Resources Development in the Field of Disability
ANNEX TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESOLUTION A/RES/44/70 of 8 December 1989

DESA - DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL AFFAIRS
blue arrow International Norms and Policy Guidelines
blue arrow Compilation of International Norms and Standards related to Disability
(focus on Human Rights)    [ SEARCH ]
blue arrow List of documents and International Norms relating to Disability
Report of the United Nations Consultative Expert Group Meeting on International Norms and Standards Relating to Disability
University of California at Berkeley 8-12 December 1998

OHCHR - UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
Principles for the protection of persons with mental illness and the improvement of mental health care (1991)
blue arrowDeclaration on the Rights of Disabled Persons (1975)
blue arrowDeclaration on the Rights of Mentally Retarded Persons (1971)

ILO - INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANIZATION
blue arrow Code of Practice on Managing Disability in the Workplace
[PDF FORMAT 31 pages] franšais Espa˝ol
blue arrow Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Disabled Persons) Convention, 1983
blue arrow Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Disabled Persons) Recommendation, 1983

WORLD BANK
blue arrowLegal and Political Commitments

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
blue arrow International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
[PDF FORMAT] English franšais Espa˝ol

Section for Statistical documents
DESA - DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL AFFAIRS
blue arrow Databases on Disability
UNSD - UNITED NATIONS STATISTICS DIVISION
blue arrow Disability Statistics: Introduction
blue arrow Disability Statistics: Available studies on disability
Information by Member State
WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
blue arrow WHOSIS : Statistical Information System
UNICEF
blue arrowChild Protection: Where to find UNICEF Statistics
WORLD BANK
blue arrowDisability Statistics

Section for Key Documents
UNDP - UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
blue arrow Human Development Report 2004 : Cultural Liberty in a Diverse World
Section for Key UN Periodicals
DPI - UN DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INFORMATION
UN CHRONICLE MAGAZINE
E-Alert - Unlearning Intolerance
KEY OFFICES DOCUMENTS
[ See, also : "DOCUMENT INDEX " to related GLOBAL ISSUES ]
MAIN UN BODIES
UN Logo documents centre link
DOCUMENTS
franšais
Espa˝ol

 

UNFIP News

GA - GENERAL ASSEMBLY
blue arrowWorld Programme of Action Concerning Disabled Persons
GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESOLUTION A/RES/37/52 December 1982

Section for Key Documents
blue arrow Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities
GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESOLUTION A/RES/48/96 of 20 Dec. 1993
blue arrowInternational Day of Disabled Persons
GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESOLUTION A/RES/47/3 of of 14 October 1992
blue arrow Principles for the Protection of Persons with Mental Illness and for the Improvement of Mental Health Care
GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESOLUTION A/RES/46/119 of 17 Dec. 1991
blue arrowInternational Year for Disabled Persons
GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESOLUTION A/RES/31/123 of 16 Dec. 1976
blue arrow Declaration on the Rights of Disabled Persons
GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESOLUTION A/RES/3447/XXX of 9 Dec. 1975
blue arrow Declaration on the Rights of Mentally Retarded Persons
GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESOLUTION A/RES/2856/XXVI of 20 Dec. 1971
MULTILINGUALISM
blue arrow Multilingualism

REPORT OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL, Document A/58/363 of 5 September 2003
blue arrow Implementation of Multilingualism in the United Nations system
(Add.1) (Add.1) (Add.1) (Add.1) (Add.1)
REPORT OF THE JOINT INSPECTION UNIT (JIU/REP/2002/11), Document A/58/93 of 10 June 2003

LEAD PROGRAMME
UN Enable Logo and Link to UN Global Programme on Disability
RESOURCES
UN ENABLE - THE UN GLOBAL PROGRAMME ON DISABILITY
Resource on international policy-normative frameworks concerning persons with disabilities
blue arrowMandates of the UN Global Programme on Disability
blue arrowUnited Nations documents and reports
blue arrowAccessibility

Section for Key Documents
UN ENABLE - THE UN GLOBAL PROGRAMME ON DISABILITY
ACCESSIBILITY FOR THE DISABLED
blue arrowDesign Manual for a Barrier-free Environment Espa˝ol
blue arrowManila Declaration on Accessible Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)
SUBTOPICS MAIN DOCUMENTS
DEVELOPMENT
World bank Logo and link to publications
PUBLICATIONS AND REPORTS
THE WORLD BANK
blue arrowData and Statistics
blue arrowPublications by Topic
blue arrowRelated Links
Journals, Bibliographic references, Statistics
blue arrowResources from World Bank Meetings
Section for Key Documents
blue arrowDisability & Development at the World Bank: Where are we now and where are we going [PDF FORMAT 92KB]
EDUCATION
UNESCO logo and link to documents
THE RIGHT TO EDUCATION
franšais
UNESCO - UNITED NATIONS EDUCATION, SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL ORGANIZATION
INCLUSIVE EDUCATION
blue arrowCase Studies franšais
UNESCO GENERAL EDUCATION
blue arrow Web Resources and Links
Section for Key Documents
blue arrow UN Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilitiesfranšais
blue arrow Salamanca Statement and Framework for Action
[ PDF FORMAT - 50 pages]
World Conference on Special Needs Education: Access and Quality
Salamanca, Spain, 7-10 June 1994
ENVIRONMENT

FAO - FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
blue arrow Mushroom cultivation for people with disabilities- A training manual

WHO - WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
blue arrow Literature review: The role of environmental factors in functioning and disability

HEALTH
WHO logo and link to publications
PUBLICATIONS
franšais Espa˝ol
WHO - WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
blue arrow Research Tools franšais Espa˝ol
Documents & Publications on:
blue arrowDisability and Rehabilitation
blue arrowMental Health

STATISTICS
blue arrow WHO Statistical Information System (WHOSIS)
Section for Key Documents
blue arrowDisability Assessment Schedule (WHODAS II)[ Languages ]
blue arrowMental Disorders in Primary Care
Includes: Depression; Anxiety; Alcohol use; Sleep problems; Chronic fatigue; Unexplained somatic symptoms
blue arrowWorld Health Report
blue arrowWorld Health Report 2001- "Mental Health: New Understanding , New Hope
franšais Espa˝ol

HUMAN RIGHTS
Human Rights logo and link to instruments
franšais Espa˝ol
HUMAN RIGHTS INSTRUMENTS
OHCHR - UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
Section for Key Documents
blue arrow SEARCH ENGINE (key word "disabled")

SPECIAL ISSUE PAPERS
blue arrowHuman Rights and Disability: The current use and future potential of United Nations human rights instruments in the context of disability
February 2002 [PDF FORMAT - 296 Pages]

LABOUR
ILO logo and link to publications
PUBLICATIONS
ILO - INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANIZATION
[ SEE: Labour Standards, above ]
blue arrow Publications by Subject
blue arrow Disability and Work
blue arrow Publications on Child Labour
Section for Key Documents
blue arrow Code of Practice on Managing Disability in the Workplace
EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING PAPERS
blue arrowILO Code of Practice on Managing Disability in the Workplace
[ IN PDF FORMAT ]
blue arrowMental Health in the Workplace
blue arrowEducation, employment and training policies and programmes for youth with disabilities - in four European countries
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