United Nations Voluntary Fund on Disability

Fonds de contributions volontaires des Nations Unies pour les handicapés

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History

1978, as Trust Fund for the International Year of Disabled Persons, within the framework of United Nations (UN), pursuant to General Assembly resolution 32/133 of 16 Dec 1977, which, inter alia, called upon UN member States to make contributions for the International Year of the Disabled Persons (IYDP) in 1981. Became operational 1980. Changed name to Voluntary Fund for the United Nations Decade of Disabled Persons, 1985. Present name adopted 1992. Administered by the Programme on Disability of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

Aims

Provide governments and organizations of persons with disabilities with support for catalytic and innovative projects of direct benefit to disabled persons, especially in developing countries.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members in 0 countries
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Subjects *

  • Social Activity
    • Voluntary
  • Commerce
    • Funds
  • Health Care
    • Handicapped
  • International Relations
    • United Nations

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being

UIA Org ID

F2096

Last News Received

2006
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