usengageun:

“This is an important week for people with disabilities, including myself.  In fact, it’s important to anyone who supports opening the world to Americans with disabilities, Americans who wish to enjoy the same opportunities as our fellow citizens to study, travel, serve, and work overseas.  On Tuesday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will begin considering the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (Disabilities Treaty), which embodies, at the international level, the principles of non-discrimination, equality of opportunity, accessibility, and inclusion grounded in our own Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)”.
 - Judith Heumann, Special Advisor for International Disability Rights
Read Full Blog Post: Ratification of the Disabilities Treaty: An Opportunity To Reinforce U.S. Leadership on Disability Rights

usengageun:

This is an important week for people with disabilities, including myself.  In fact, it’s important to anyone who supports opening the world to Americans with disabilities, Americans who wish to enjoy the same opportunities as our fellow citizens to study, travel, serve, and work overseas.  On Tuesday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will begin considering the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (Disabilities Treaty), which embodies, at the international level, the principles of non-discrimination, equality of opportunity, accessibility, and inclusion grounded in our own Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)”.

- Judith Heumann, Special Advisor for International Disability Rights

Read Full Blog Post: Ratification of the Disabilities Treaty: An Opportunity To Reinforce U.S. Leadership on Disability Rights

  1. yes-freedom-blog reblogged this from statedept
  2. pil-noticeboard reblogged this from statedept
  3. shesgotthejack reblogged this from statedept
  4. rookden reblogged this from statedept
  5. thebuzzandglow reblogged this from statedept
  6. statedept reblogged this from usengageun
  7. usengageun posted this
Blog comments powered by Disqus