Australian government to help developing nations implement the CRPD

December 9, 2011

 

Australian government to help developing nations implement the CRPD

Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs
5 December 2011

The Australian Government today announced support to improve the lives of people with disability worldwide at a symposium on the World Health Organisation and World Bank's World Report on Disability in Sydney.
Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd and Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Carers, Senator Jan McLucas said the Australian Government will contribute $2 million towards a new United Nations Trust Fund to assist countries to implement the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Full text: http://www.foreignminister.gov.au/releases/2011/kr_mr_111205.html