The annual observance of the International Day of Disabled Persons (3 December) was proclaimed in 1992, by the United Nations General Assembly. It aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development, and to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.
2017 Theme: “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all”.
Source- United Nations (UN)
Static/Current Takeaways Important for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017 Exam-
- Headquarters of UN: New York, USA
- Secretary General: Antonio Guterres