U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: GLADNET's Role

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U.N. Convention on the
Rights of Persons with Disabilities

GLADNET's Role

GLADNET launches this new reference tool, with funding from the International Labour Organization, to support the implementation of the new United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. This effort provides a repository of practical, user-friendly materials on different aspects of disability, training and work/employment which have been developed in different countries around the world for use by organizations and agencies dealing with disability issues.

GLADNET provides resources such as checklists, brochures, tools and information sheets (in English) as well as good practices and contacts pertaining to the following articles of the U.N Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities that relate to disability, training, and work/employment:

To view the full convention, go to www.un.org/disabilities/convention/conventionfull.shtml