December 3 International Day of Persons with Disabilities

1983-1992 was designated by the UN as the International Decade of Disabled Persons to focus on improving the way people with disabilities live their lives around the world.

At the end of this decade (October 14, 1992), in accordance with a resolution adopted at the 37th plenary meeting of the UN General Assembly, December 3 was declared the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

In accordance with this international document, all UN member states, as well as relevant organizations, are recommended on a regular basis to create the necessary conditions for a full life, work, education and health restoration of persons with disabilities, and to widely celebrate this day.