What is International Day of Persons With Disabilities?
When the United Nations General Assembly passed resolution 47/3 in 1992, it agreed that everyone should recognise the International Day of Persons With Disabilities (IDPWD) every year. In all areas of society and development, the General Assembly wants to protect the rights and wellbeing of people with disabilities. It also wants to make people aware of how people with disabilities are affected by politics, social, economic, and cultural life.
Equal Rights and Opportunities
People with disabilities have been part of the United Nations’ work on disability for a long time. The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which came into effect in 2006, has helped ensure that people with disabilities have the same rights and opportunities as everyone else. This includes the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and other international development frameworks, like the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and the Charter on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action.
Initiative Offering Advice and Guidance
On Tuesday 3rd December 2021, Auctus Management Group and its subsidiary businesses RSS Infrastructure and INFRA Skills showed their support for International Day of Persons With Disabilities 2021 (IDPWD) 2021 in their offices across the UK. All employees were able to share disability-related facts, figures, and educational materials and offer advice and guidance to any staff member who needed it.
Disability Confident Leader
As the industry grows and the workforce ages, the sector needs businesses and people who work hard to identify new employees who can do the job well. As a Group, we are at the heart of this change. All of the group’s businesses want to ensure that new strategies are incorporated into their daily operations, that everyone is treated with respect, and that everyone has the same opportunities.
For more information on International Day of Persons With Disabilities 2021, visit the United Nations website on: https://www.un.org/en/observances/day-of-persons-with-disabilities