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20101203 International Day of People with Disabilities


20101203 International Day of People with Disabilities


The 8 Millenium Development Goals

Today aims to promote a better understanding of disability issues with a focus on the rights of persons with disabilities and gains to be derived from the integration of persons with disabilities in every aspect of the political, social, economic and cultural life of their communities. 2010 theme is on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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• MDG 1: Poverty
• MDG 2: Universal Primary Education
• MDG 3: Gender Equality
• MDG 4: Child Mortality
• MDG 5: Maternal Health
• MDG 6: Combat HIV. Malaria and Disease
• MDG 7: Environmental Sustainability
• MDG 8: Develop Global Partnerships