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19940304 UN Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities


UN Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities

Recalling Economic and Social Council resolution 1990/26 of 24 May 1990,
in which the Council authorized the Commission for Social Development to
consider, at its thirty-second session, the establishment of an ad hoc
open-ended working group of government experts, funded by voluntary
contributions, to elaborate standard rules on the equalization of
opportunities for disabled children, youth and adults, in close collaboration
with the specialized agencies, other intergovernmental bodies and
non-governmental organizations, especially organizations of disabled persons,
and requested the Commission, should it establish such a working group, to
finalize the text of those rules for consideration by the Council in 1993 and
for submission to the General Assembly at its forty-eighth session