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8 Sep 2011
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United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women was held in September 1995 in Beijing, China and adopted the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPfA) on 15 September 1995 aimed at achieving greater equality and advancing the situation of women and girls.United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women was held in September 1995 in Beijing, China and adopted the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPfA) on 15 September 1995 aimed at achieving greater equality and advancing the situation of women and girls.

 
8 Sep 2011
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On 18 December 1979, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly. It entered into force as an international treaty on 3 September 1981 after the twentieth country had ratified it. By the tenth anniversary of the Convention in 1989, almost one hundred nations have agreed to be bound by its provisions.

The document is available at http://www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/CEDAW.aspx

 
8 Sep 2011
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Biwako Plus Five: Further Efforts Towards an Inclusive, Barrier-Free and Rights- Based Society for Persons with Disabilities in Asia and the Pacific, as adopted by the High-level Intergovernmental Meeting on the Midpoint Review of the Asian and Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons, 2003-2012, on 21 September 2007.

 
8 Sep 2011
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Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 2007.

Resolution 62/127. Implementation of the World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons: realizing the Millennium Development Goals for persons with disabilities.

The document is available at http://undocs.org/A/RES/62/127

 
8 Sep 2011
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The Commission, at its fifty-eighth session, adopted resolution 58/4 of 22 May 2002 on promoting an inclusive, barrier-free and rights-based society for people with disabilities in the Asian and Pacific region in the twenty-first century, by which it proclaimed the extension of the Asian and Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons, 1993-2002, for another decade, 2003-2012.

 
8 Sep 2011
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General Assembly Resolution 37/52: World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons.

The document is available at http://undocs.org/A/RES/37/52

 
8 Sep 2011
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The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol (A/RES/61/106) was adopted on 13 December 2006 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, and was opened for signature on 30 March 2007. There were 82 signatories to the Convention, 44 signatories to the Optional Protocol, and 1 ratification of the Convention. This is the highest number of signatories in history to a UN Convention on its opening day.

 
8 Sep 2011
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Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 13 March 1996.

Resolution 50/81. World Programme of Action for Youth to the Year 2000 and Beyond.

The document is available at http://undocs.org/A/RES/50/81

 
8 Sep 2011
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Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 22 December 2003.

Resolution 58/133. Policies and programmes involving youth.

The document is available at http://undocs.org/A/RES/58/133

 
8 Sep 2011
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Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 20 December 2004.

Resolution 59/148. Policies and programmes involving youth: tenth anniversary of the World Programme of Action for Youth to the Year 2000 and Beyond.

The document is available at http://undocs.org/A/RES/59/148

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