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UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

a call for action on poverty, discrimination, and lack of access : report of a joint conference organized by Leonard Cheshire Disability and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa : conference held at the UN Conference Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 20-22 May 2008

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Published by United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Leonard Cheshire Disability, International Dept. in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, London, United Kingdom .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementedited by Hassan M. Yousif and Diana Shaw.
ContributionsYousif, Hassan Musa., Shaw, Diana., United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa., Leonard Cheshire Disability (Great Britain). International Dept.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24004293M
LC Control Number2009319972

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