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QSCCB organizes seminar on “Law on Protection of Persons with Disabilities”

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Doha – Qatar Social and Cultural Center for the Blind (QSCCB) has organized a seminar on “Law on the Protection of Persons with Disabilities” in cooperation with the Department of Psychological Sciences in Qatar University as part of QSCCB celebration of the White Cane Day.

During the seminar which presented by QSCCB Chairman Faisal Al-Kohaji, the lecturer addressed the definition of disability and its divisions, which are in accordance with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), identify their legal classifications, legal capacity, their relationship with persons with disabilities, their availability, and the forms of protection prescribed for them, pointing out that caring for people with disabilities is one of the most important criteria for the progress and development of nations, and the issue of persons with disabilities has become one of the most important issues in contemporary countries and international organizations.

For more information, visit www.blind.gov.qa/en

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