United Nations - Sport Treaty for Disabilities (Article 30.5)
Below was excerpted from 2007 Sport UN Disability Booklet.
International Disability in Sport Working Group
The mission of the International Disability in Sport Working Group, in accordance with Article 30.5 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, is to advance and protect people with disabilities’ human rights as they relate to sport.
- To promote the advancement of human rights for people with disabilities as they relate to sport
- To monitor the status of people with a disabilities’ right to sport in all regions of the world.
- To develop and support research that enhances people with disabilities’ human rights to sport.
- To develop and support sport and physical activity programsfor people with disabilities.
All sports organizations submitted their comments including ICSD about the success of the Treaty. Please read Sport UN Disability Booklet for details.
Dr. Donalda K. Ammons