PH Leads Way in Protecting Rights of PWDs

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PH Leads Way in Protecting Rights of PWDs


MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is leading the way in the international campaign to promote and protect the rights of persons with disabilities.At a recent panel discussion at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York on the occasion of the International Day for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), the country called on UN member nations to support the resolution it initiated, together with Tanzania, entitled "Realizing the Millennium Development Goals for Persons with Disabilities Towards 2015 and Beyond" that it will submit to the UN General Assembly (UNGA)."The Philippines has expressed concern on previous occasions that while the Member States of the United Nations strive to achieve the 2015 targets of their commitments in the Millennium Development Goals, efforts and strategies to that end may not effectively filter down to persons with disabilities," Philippine Permanent Representative to the United Nations Libran N. Cabactulan said during his address at the panel discussion.Cabactulan said that the Philippines has consistently stressed the importance of including the improvement of the plight of persons with disabilities as an integral part in the MDGs and the need for conscious efforts to mainstream the issue of persons with disabilities in the MDG strategies and mechanisms. The Philippine-sponsored resolution calls on governments and UN bodies and agencies to include disability issues andpersons with disabilities in reviewing progress towards achieving the MDGs and to step up efforts to include in their assessment the extent to which persons with disabilities are able to benefit from efforts to achieve the goals.The resolution calls on governments to strengthen the collection and compilation of national and data and information about the situation of persons with disabilities following existing guidelines on disability statistics that are desegregated by sex and age.The UN system is also requested to facilitate technical assistance within existing resources, including the provision of assistance for capacity-building, and for the collection and compilation of national and regional data and statistics. …

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