Monday, September 04, 2006
African commentary on the new UN Convention
I am pleased to be able to share this African commentary on the August 25, 2006 approval of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the first human rights treaty of the twenty-first century. Lina Lindblom is communications officer at the United Nations Secretariat of the African Decade of Persons with Disabilities. Lina Lindblom, "Protecting the Rights of the Disabled," Pambazuka: Weekly Forum for Social Justice in Africa, August 31, 2006.