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The United Nations and Persons with Disabilities

* Promoting the rights of persons with disabilities
* Ad Hoc Committee on an International Convention
* Resource on international policy-normative framworks concerning persons with disabilities
* Online discussion
* The United Nations system and persons with disabilites


United Nations Internet sites on disability

This page contains links to Internet sites specifically dedicated to disability. Under each of the headings, the organizations and agencies are listed alphabetically.

United Nations Secretariat

Programme on Disability, Division for Social Policy and Development, Department of Economic and Social Affairs

United Nations Statistics Divisions, Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Regional Commissions

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)

Agencies and Funds

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

International Labor Organization (ILO)

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

World Health Organization

Bretton Wood Institutions

World Bank Group

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Updated: 30 July 2002. Comments and suggestions: ito@un.org