International Day of Persons with Disabilities

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

IDPD is 3 December 2022

Today, the world population is over 8 billion people and more than one billion people, or approximately 15 per cent of the world’s population, live with some form of disability; 80 per cent live in developing countries.

History

The annual observance of the International Day of Disabled Persons was proclaimed in 1992 by United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3. It aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development, and to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.

WHO’S page on disability

How to Celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2022 in the Workplace

International Day of Persons with Disabilities recognizes visible and invisible disabilities, to promote the importance of inclusion in life and the workplace. An annual event, World Disability Day is hosted by the United Nations and encourages business leaders across the globe to value the unique contributions of disabled people.  

This year, include invisible disabilities in your inclusion initiatives to recognize World Disability Day. 

How to Celebrate International Day of Disabled Persons 2022 (diversity-inclusion-speakers.com)

International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), 3 December 2022 | United Nations Enable

Categories
Subjects
Member rating:
Share:
Contact CTA
Members CTA
Events Calendar

Sign up to our mailing list

Receive the latest resources, training and news direct to your inbox!

Please complete the form below.