21 de marzo de 2013

21 March 2013 marks the 8th anniversary of World Down Syndrome Day

Down Syndrome International would like to thank everyone who took part in the World Down Syndrome Day "Right To Work" Conference on 21 March 2013 at the United Nations Headquarters, New York, USA.
Article 27 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD) recognises the right of persons with disabilities to work, on an equal basis with others; this includes the right to the opportunity to gain a living by work freely chosen or accepted in a labour market and work environment that is open, inclusive and accessible to persons with disabilities.