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Disability and development -"The way forward: a disability inclusive development agenda towards 2015 and beyond", 23 September 2013

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‘Disability is not inability,’ says Ban, urging equal rights for all to achieve Global Goals

14 June 2016 Marking the 10th anniversary of a United Nations treaty that protects the rights of persons with disabilities, senior UN officials today highlighted the critical role people with disabilities play as invaluable partners to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

WHS: New charter for persons with disabilities endorsed at UN humanitarian summit

24 May 2016 A new charter to significantly improve living conditions of persons with disabilities during emergencies has been endorsed at the United Nations World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey.

World Humanitarian Summit can build support for disability-inclusive aid responses – UN expert

19 May 2016 Speaking ahead of the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit taking place in Istanbul next week, a United Nations human rights expert has urged all countries to take into account the rights and needs of persons with disabilities in their humanitarian responses.’

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