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Updated through 17 January 2009.
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January 2009; December 2008; November 2008; October 2008; September 2008; August 2008; July 2008; June 2008; May 2008; April 2008; March 2008; February 2008; January 2008; December 2007; November 2007; October 2007; September 2007

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December 2007

  • The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Montreal PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health have released an Atlas on Country Resources in Intellectual Disabilities
  • A new, low-cost, light-weight device is meant to enable blind people in developing countries to read computers
  • A Sri Lankan Sign Language dictionary has been published
  • A new International Labour Organization Report Says Disabled People Deserve Jobs
  • Disability Advocates have launched a global campaign, RatifyNow, to ratify the international disability rights treaty
  • The World Bank has released a report on disabled people in India
  • The International Day of Disabled Persons was held on December 3, 2007.
  • A web site on Disability Awareness Week in India was launched.
  • Disability advocates have launched a global campaign to ratify the international disability rights treaty.
  • The United Nations Secretary General made a statement in support of employing disabled people.
  • People in India celebrated the International Day of Disabled Persons.
  • Rosangela Berman Bieler made a statement on receiving the International Services Human Rights Award.
  • Read a summary of a round table discussion on disability rights in Bangladesh, which held in December 2007.
  • Bangladesh, Spain, Namibia, and Nicaragua ratify the international disability rights treaty (CRPD).
  • El Salvador, Mexico ratify the CRPD.
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    September 2007
    At one point in September, the international disability community prematurely thought we might be On the Verge of Making History by ratifying the disability rights community.

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