Vietnam actively implements Convention on the rights of people with disabilities

Vietnam will continue to improve the legal system and policies for people with disabilities and blind people in accordance with the Constitution and the International Convention on The Rights of People with Disabilities.

Vietnam actively implements Convention on the rights of people with disabilities

Vietnam's signing of the Convention (November 22, 2007) has shown the spirit and sense of responsibility of the Vietnamese State for ensuring and enforcing human rights and the rights of people with disabilities.

Domestic legal system on people with disabilities

Vietnam's signing of the Convention (November 22, 2007) has shown the spirit and sense of responsibility of the Vietnamese State for ensuring and enforcing human rights and the rights of people with disabilities.

The fact that Vietnam signed the Convention, the whole spirit and content of the Convention have positively affected the development and improvement of the legal system on people with disabilities in Vietnam.

The Law on People with Disabilities in 2010 was replaced by the Ordinance on People with Disabilities in 1998 as a proof of the great and quite fundamental shift in the awareness and practical actions of the State and society of Vietnam on the issue of This is a shift from the way we think about disability issues such as humanitarian and charitable work to thinking about people with disabilities on the basis of human rights.

Vietnam actively implements Convention on the rights of people with disabilities

Presenting wheelchairs for disabled people.

The process of reviewing and evaluating regulations and practice of implementing the Ordinance on People with disabilities in 1998 to develop and enact the Law on People with Disabilities in 2010 also clearly shows the process of reviewing and evaluating the system of Regulations related to people with disabilities. At that time, the competent state agency had an official report summarizing the implementation of the Ordinance on People with disabilities as a basis for the study of defining legal policies in the field of People with disabilities. in general and the development of the Law on Persons with Disabilities in particular.

Therefore, it can be said that, although it has not ratified the Convention yet, with the spirit that the country has signed the Convention, the Vietnam Law on People with Disabilities in 2010 is considered to be quite compatible with the Convention. about the rights of people with disabilities.

Enhancing propaganda and information sharing

However, socio-economic conditions and life of Vietnamese people, especially people with disabilities still face many difficulties, especially in rural, mountainous, deep-lying and remote areas; Many people with disabilities themselves still suffer from low self-esteem, social awareness and limited self. Propaganda and education on human rights, civil rights, and disability issues in Vietnam have not been highly effective, affecting the positive initiative of the community and social groups. as individuals.

 

Therefore, in order to promote domestic and international favorable factors, overcome difficulties in order to realize the rights of people with disabilities, when Vietnam becomes a party to the Convention, we need to implement a number of the following mission:

Firstly, it is necessary to finalize the policies of Vietnamese people with disabilities on the basis of the Party and State's views, guidelines and policies as well as the spirit of the Convention on the rights of people with disabilities. Policies and laws on people with disabilities are the main guidelines and principles of the State on law formulation, law implementation organization and solutions to implement those guidelines and principles.

The role of policies and laws is the political - legal basis for drafting, promulgating and organizing the implementation of legal documents to ensure the rights of people with disabilities. Policies and laws on people with disabilities must be included in the overall legal system of the State and are an inseparable part of the overall legal policy.

Vietnam actively implements Convention on the rights of people with disabilities

Vietnam actively implements Convention on the rights of people with disabilities

On the other hand, ideology, policy principles and laws of people with disabilities must be deeply integrated into the content of legal policies of all fields of socio-economic life.

Secondly, it is necessary to study deeply and fully the provisions of the Convention in order to fully receive and codify the rights of people with disabilities according to a roadmap suitable to economic development conditions - The country's society also fully grasps the obligations of the Convention's member states to early determine proactively the strict implementation of these obligations.

Thirdly, promote good and effective international cooperation between Vietnam and the Convention's member states, with international organizations in the region and globally; promote the role of social organizations, especially the positive role of for and disabled people in domestic and international relations.

Fourthly, continue to improve the effectiveness of communication and education on human rights and the rights of people with disabilities in order to raise social awareness about this issue. The general spirit and specific provisions of the Convention on the rights of people with disabilities must be propagated and widely disseminated in the social community, especially among cadres, civil servants and public employees. social workers on people with disabilities.

Tran Hang

 
 

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