TitleFurther promotion of equalization of opportunities by, for and with persons with disabilities
Urges Governments, intergovernmental organizations as well as non-governmental organizations to take practical action to create greater awareness and support to implement further the Standard Rules; urges UN system bodies to work closely with the Secretariat programme on disability to promote the rights of persons with disabilities; decides to renew the mandate of the Special Rapporteur until 2002 and requests him to prepare a report for submission to the 40th session of the Commission for Social Development; requests the Secretary-General to invite relevant organizations of the UN system to provide upon request advisory services to Governments on formulating and evaluating disability-sensitive policies and programmes and to strengthen and improve mechanisms for consultation, exchange of information and coordination; urges Governments to observe the International Day of Disabled Persons, 3 December.
In: Resolutions and decisions of the Economic and Social Council, organizational session for 2000, New York, 27 Jan. and 1 and 4 Feb. 2000; resumed organizational session for 2000, New York, 28 Feb., 9 March, 3, 10 and 12 May and 16 June 2000; substantive session of 2000, New York, 5-28 July 2000; resumed substantive session of 2000, New York, 18 and 30 Oct. and 22 Nov. 2000 - E/2000/99 - p. 34-35 - (ESCOR, 2000, Suppl. no. 1).