International Day of Persons with Disabilities 

Category: Medical
International Day of Persons with Disabilities  around the world in 2022

About International Day of Persons with Disabilities 

How long until International Day of Persons with Disabilities ?
International Day of Persons with Disabilities  .
Dates of International Day of Persons with Disabilities 
2023 Various Dec 3
BelarusSun, Dec 3Not A Public Holiday
USASun, Dec 3Not A Public Holiday
United NationsSun, Dec 3Not A Public Holiday
2022 Various Dec 3
BelarusSat, Dec 3Not A Public Holiday
USASat, Dec 3Not A Public Holiday
United NationsSat, Dec 3Not A Public Holiday
2021 Various Dec 3
BelarusFri, Dec 3Not A Public Holiday
USAFri, Dec 3Not A Public Holiday
United NationsFri, Dec 3Not A Public Holiday
2020 Various Dec 3
BelarusThu, Dec 3Not A Public Holiday
USAThu, Dec 3Not A Public Holiday
United NationsThu, Dec 3Not A Public Holiday
2019 Various Dec 3
BelarusTue, Dec 3Not A Public Holiday
USATue, Dec 3Not A Public Holiday
United NationsTue, Dec 3Not A Public Holiday
Summary
A UN sanctioned day that aims to promote an understanding of people with disability
Where is International Day of Persons with Disabilities  observed in 2022?
BelarusDec 3
USADec 3

About World Disabled Day

In 1992, the United Nations called for an international day of celebration for people living with disabilities to be held on December 3rd each year.

The International Day of People With Disabilities is an annual occasion designated to join together to support people with disability in our communities, and raise awareness of the importance of creating a future where people with disabilities experience equal opportunity and face no barriers in all aspects of their lives— whether it be going about their day-to-day lives with adequate accessibility in their communities, joining the workforce, or being able to showcase their abilities and reach their goals without facing barriers.


The day is intended to raise the issue of living with disability in several ways:

A Celebration – to recognize and value the diversity of our global community, and to cherish the role we all play, regardless of our abilities;

A day of Learning – to understand and learn from the experiences of people with living with a disability;

It is a day for optimism – to look towards the future and the creation of a world where a person is not characterised by their disabilities, but by their abilities;

A day of Action – where all people, organisations, agencies and charities not only show their support for International Day of People with Disabilities, but take on a commitment to create a world characterised by equal human rights.

"On this International Day, let us reaffirm our commitment to work together for a better world that is inclusive, equitable and sustainable for everyone, where the rights of people with disabilities are fully realized."

António Guterres, UN Secretary-General

Similar Observances

Read more about World Patient Safety Day

World Patient Safety Day

World Patient Safety Day was established to enhance global understanding of patient safety

Read More
Read more about World Braille Day

World Braille Day

Highlights the importance of this form of communication for the visually impaired.

Read More
Read more about World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day 🎗

World Cancer Day is the one singular initiative under which the entire world can unite together in the fight against the global cancer epidemic.

Read More
Read more about Rare Disease Day

Rare Disease Day

Over 300 million people around the world are living with a rare disease.

Read More

Other Observances on December 3rd 2022

Read more about Crate Day

Crate Day

New Zealand has a semi national holiday called crate day where you have to drink a crate of beer on the first Saturday of December.

Read More
Read more about National Rhubarb Vodka Day

National Rhubarb Vodka Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Rhubarb Vodka Day

Read More
Read more about SKYWARN Recognition Day

SKYWARN Recognition Day

Skywarn is a program of the National Weather Service. Its mission is to collect reports of localized severe weather in the United States.

Read More
Read more about National Roof Over Your Head Day

National Roof Over Your Head Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Roof Over Your Head Day

Read More
All events on December 3rd 2022