China, EU highlight rights of persons with disabilities at UN Human Rights Council

Xinhua

27th February 2019

China, EU highlight rights of persons with disabilities at UN Human Rights Council

China attaches great importance to undertakings for persons with disabilities, and will not leave behind a single one of them while building a moderately prosperous society, a senior Chinese diplomat said at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) session in Geneva on Tuesday.

For the first time within the UNHRC framework, China and the European Union co-hosted a meeting, titled “Leave no one behind: the key role of the Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities,” at the UN Office at Geneva (UNOG) on Tuesday, on the sidelines of the ongoing UNHRC’s 40th session.

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