Jordan scheduled to host Global Disability Summit 2025

Prince Mired
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AMMAN — HH Prince Mired bin Raad bin Zaid, president of the Higher Council for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities(HCD), announced during remarks at the conclusion of Global Disability Summit 2022 (GDS), that Jordan will host the next summit in Berlin in partnership with Germany, scheduled for 2025.اضافة اعلان

His Majesty King Abdullah gave a televised speech at the opening of the summit to highlight Jordan’s achievements in disability legislation and its implementation mechanisms, especially in the areas of education and accessibility, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.

His Majesty also referred to the importance of comprehensive inclusion as a “strategic” option to advance conditions and rights of persons with disabilities, which require concerted efforts among states and international bodies to reach inclusive societies for all.

The GDS, held this year in its second edition in partnership between Norway, Ghana, and the International Disability Alliance (IDA), aims to enhance cooperation among states, international organizations, civil society organizations, and all concerned parties to achieve comprehensive development, within the framework of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Prince Mired affirmed Jordan’s readiness to exert all efforts to make the upcoming summit “a success,” in coordination with Germany and the IDA, lauding endeavors to fulfill the aspirations of persons with disabilities, their families, and organizations representing them around the world.

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