23 – 25 February 2012, São Paulo, Brazil
This International Seminar will be held in São Paulo, Brazil from the 23 to the 25 of February in occasion of the launch of the Portuguese version of the World Report on Disability. The event has been organized by the São Paulo State Secretariat for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in cooperation with the Global Partnership on Disability and slot machines Development, the World Bank, the World Health Organization, the Pan American Health Organization, the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, the Latin-American Network of Non-Governmental Organization of Persons with Disabilities and their Families, the Brazilian Association of Physical Medicine, and the Lucy Montoro Rehabilitation Network.
The Seminar will focus on the identification of the main challenges to the implementation of the World Report on Disability’s recommendations, especially in areas such as health care and rehabilitation. Its main aim is to promote the equalization of opportunities for persons with and without disabilities, in accordance with the principles established by the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
More information about the event [http://www.sedpcd.sp.gov.br/seminario-worldreportondisability/en/]