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The following key decisions were adopted at the end of International Conference on Disabilities (ICD) Lagos 2015 for implementation:

LEGISLATION AND POLICIES

  • We call upon the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria the host country of this inaugural conference to assent to the Nigerian Disability Bill without further delay.
  • Conference calls on leaders of member states of the African Union to pass national legislation on Disabilities in their state for the advancement of persons with Disabilities.
  • Conference calls on leaders of member states of the African Union to craft and implement policies on disabilities that are fully linked and integrated and cross cutting in Health, Education, Social Welfare, Employment and Entrepreneurship.
  • All other Legislations and policies of governments should be fully inclusive of Persons with Disabilities.

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