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Bali Declaration on the Enhancement of the Role and Participation of Persons with Disabilities in the ASEAN Community

Updated: May 2015
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The Bali Declaration on the Enhancement of the Role and Participation of Persons with Disabilities in the ASEAN Community states:

 

We, the Peoples, of the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), represented by the Heads of State or Government of Brunei Darussalam, the Kingdom of Cambodia, the Republic of Indonesia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, the Union of Myanmar, the Republic of the Philippines, the Republic of Singapore, the Kingdom of Thailand and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam… Do hereby declare to:

(7) Encourage the participation of persons with disabilities in all aspects of development including their participation in political activities by providing them with equal political rights in the election of the leaders and parliamentarians, both at local and national levels.