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Botswana to Mark International Day for People with Disabilit...
02/12/10

This coming Friday, 3rd December 2010, Botswana will commemorate the United Nation’s International Day for People with Disabilities.

The Commemoration will kick start at 0700 hours with a walk from Gaborone West Mall to Gaborone West Community Hall, where the ceremonies will take place from 0800 hours.

The Keynote Address will be delivered the Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, the Honourable Lesego Motsumi, who will speaking on this year’s theme – “Keeping the Promise: Mainstreaming Disability in the Millennium Development Goals Towards 2015 and Beyond.”

International Day for People with Disabilities was established by the United Nations in 1982 with the aim to promote greater understanding of disability issues with a focus on upholding and expanding the Rights of People with Disabilities with society.

This year’s event is being organized by the Ministry of State Presidency through the Coordinating Office for People with Disabilities.

For more information please contact

Mr. Thomas T. Motingwa
Coordinator – People with Disabilities
Office of the President
Tel (267) 3181585 or 3950887 or 71390929
ttmotingwa@gov.bw
 

 

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