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A/RES/69/142 Realizing the Millennium Development Goals and other internationally agreed development goals for persons with disabilities towards 2015 and beyond (2014)

General Assembly UN and WHO Resolutions and Declarations Resolutions and Declarations on Disability 18 December 2014 Resolution

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8. Requests the United Nations system, in particular the Statistical Commission and in consultation with the newly-appointed Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on the rights of persons with disabilities, within the scope of her mandate, within existing resources, to update existing methodologies of disability data collection and analysis for persons with disabilities, to obtain internationally comparable data on the situation of persons with disabilities and to regularly include relevant disability data or relevant qualitative facts, as appropriate, in relevant United Nations publications in the field of economic and social development;

8bis. Encourages Member States to take appropriate steps to expedite mainstreaming disability data into official statistics;

8ter. Requests the President of the General Assembly to organize, during the seventieth session of the General Assembly, a panel discussion to follow up on the status of and progress made towards the realization of the development goals for persons with disabilities, in relation to the follow up to the outcome of the HLMDD and in relation to the principles of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities;

9. Requests the Secretary General, in coordination with all relevant United Nations entities:

(a) To submit information to the General Assembly, at its seventy-first session, on the implementation of the present resolution as well as of the outcome document of the high-level meeting of the General Assembly on the realization of the Millennium Development Goals and other internationally agreed development goals for persons with disabilities: the way forward, a disability-inclusive development agenda towards 2015 and beyond, and to make appropriate recommendations, to further strengthen implementation;

(b) To compile, and analyze national policies, programs, best practices and available statistics regarding persons with disabilities, reflecting progress made on addressing the relevant internationally-agreed development goals and the provisions of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, to be submitted to the General Assembly in a flagship report during 2018.


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