Caricom affirms commitment to disabled

Caricom has reinforced its commitment to protecting the rights of persons with disabilities in the Caribbean with the signing of the Declaration of Petion Ville on Friday in Haiti.

According to a press release from the Caricom Secretariat, in the declaration Caricom member states reiterated their commitment to the implementation of the Kingston Accord on the Responsibilities of States with respect to Persons with Disabilities, the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Inter-American Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities, in accordance with the Constitution and laws of  respective member states.

They have agreed “to address with renewed energy and dedication the development of legal frameworks at the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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