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Charter on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action (WHS, 2016)

Post date Monday, 18 September, 2017 - 09:29
Document Type Manual/Guideline
Content Themes Disability
Filed under Accountability to Affected Populations and Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

This Charter on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action has been developed in advance of the World Humanitarian Summit (23 and 24 May 2016, Istanbul) by over 70 stakeholders from States, UN agencies, the international civil society community and global, regional and national organisations of persons with disabilities. By endorsing this Charter, you will commit to render humanitarian action inclusive of persons with disabilities, by lifting barriers persons with disabilities are facing in accessing relief, protection and recovery support and ensuring  their participation in the development, planning and implementation humanitarian programmes. This Charter is open for endorsement by States and governments, UN agencies, organisations involved in humanitarian contexts and organisations of persons with disabilities.

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