TitleImplementation of the World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons and the United Nations Decade of Disabled Persons : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Reiterates that for the 2nd half of the UN Decade of Disabled Persons, special emphasis should be placed on the equalization of opportunities for disabled persons; invites Governments to participate actively in the international co-operation with a view to improving the living conditions of disabled persons by encouraging professional experts, in particular disabled persons, in various aspects of rehabilitation and the equalization of opportunity, including the expertise of retired persons; invites the Secretary-General, in connection with the feasibility study on the substantive, financial and administrative implications of alternative ways to mark the end of the Decade in 1992, called for by the General Assembly in its resolution 43/98, to request Member States, in consultation with organizations of disabled persons, to submit their comments to him by 28 Feb. 1990 for inclusion in the background document to be discussed at the meeting of experts to be held at Helsinki in May 1990; calls upon Member States, national committees, the UN system and non-governmental organizations, especially organizations of disabled persons, to assist in a global information and fund-raising campaign to publicize the Decade through all appropriate means; requests the Secretary-General to bring the Tallinn Guideliness for Action on Human Resources Development in the Field of Disability to the attention of Member States, national co-ordinating mechanisms in the field of disability, organizations of the UN system, other intergovernmental bodies and non-governmental organizations concerned with disabilities.
Tallinn Guidelines for Action on Human Resources Development in the Field of Disability (1989)
Imprint[New York] : UN, 15 Mar. 1990.
Adopted at the 78th plenary meeting, 8 Dec. 1989. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 44th session, Volume 1, 19 September-29 December 1989. - A/44/49. - 1990. - p. 189-193. - (GAOR, 44th sess., Suppl. no. 49).