International Day of Persons with Disabilities

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Question: When did the International Day of Persons with Disabilities is celebrated?
(a) 1 December
(b) 2 December
(c) 3 December
(d) 5 December
Ans: (c)
Related facts:

  • On 3 December 2016 ;International Day of Persons with Disabilities was celebrated across the Globe.
  • The theme for this year’s International Day is “Achieving 17 Goals for the Future We Want”
  • Since 1992, the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been celebrated annually on 3 December around the world.
  • The observance of the 2016 IDPD coincides with the 10-year anniversary of the adoption of the CRPD – one of the most quickly and widely ratified international treaties put forth by the United Nations to date.
  • This year’s objectives include assessing the current status of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and SDGs and laying the foundation for a future of greater inclusion for persons with disabilities.

Reference:
http://www.un.org/en/events/disabilitiesday/
http://pib.nic.in/newsite/erelease.aspx

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.