2023 International Day Of Persons With Disabilities
This year's theme of the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) on December 3rd 2023, will be "United in action to rescue and achieve the SDGs for, with and by persons with disabilities". The principle of Leaving No One Behind and what it means for Ireland is a focal point of Ireland’s 2023 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) objectives.
SDG1 calls for an end to poverty in all its manifestations. It aims to ensure peoples’ basic needs are met, by focusing on equal rights and access to economic and natural resources, including technology, property and basic and financial services.
Those not employed due to long-term illness or disability are one of the groups at highest risk of…