Tebogo Msimanga |
The International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) is observed annually on 3 December.To promote the full and equal participation of persons with disabilities and to take action for the inclusion of persons with disabilities in all aspects of society and development.
The International theme for this year is “Building Back Better: toward a disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 World”.
As part of the activities for the day, President Cyril Ramaphosa will chair a meeting with the Presidential Working Group on Disabilities and deliver the national remarks to close the meeting.
The meeting will be attended by the Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Maite-Nkoana Mashabane and Economic Cluster Ministers.
The objective of the meeting is to deliberate on economic empowerment programmes and projects envisaged to empower the disability sector.