International Day of Persons With Disabilities

The annual observance of the International Day of Disabled Persons was proclaimed in 1992, by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3. The observance of the day , aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. This day holds significance in acknowledging the diverse abilities of people and advocating for an inclusive society.

The theme of the 2023 International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) is: “United in action to rescue and achieve the SDGs for, with and by persons with disabilities”., underscores the imperative of collective efforts in advancing sustainable development that includes and benefits individuals with disabilities.

BCIL’s observance of The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is a testament to their commitment to inclusivity. This celebration serves as a powerful reminder that genuine progress is realized when each individual is granted the chance to engage fully in all aspects of life.

This year, it will be marked on Sunday 3rd December. Visit United Nations for more.