11 Jan 2022

Community-based inclusive development in Egypt

ESCWA presenting its studies on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

As part of activities marking the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, ESCWA and the Ministry of Social Solidarity in Egypt held on 26 December a national conference on community-based inclusive development (CBID) in support of the rights of persons with disabilities.
ESCWA presented on community-based inclusive development and on the International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, as well as its studies to support Arab countries in the process of including persons with disabilities in all sustainable development areas.
ESCWA also stressed the need to integrate disability in the development agenda and emphasized the importance of involving local communities throughout the development process to ensure its success.

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