Havana, June 17 (ACN) Cuba has reaffirmed its commitment to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities by intervening in the public debate at the 14th Conference on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities at the United Nations. Headquarters.
The Cuban delegation called for the strengthening of international cooperation with developing countries, as well as an end to unilateral coercion, which has a serious impact on the rights and quality of life of transgender people.
UN Alejando Gonzalez Behmarus, the island’s representative, condemned the US’s unjust economic, trade and financial blockade of the Caribbean, contrary to the Charter and international law, as well as the impact of the policy on the disabled.
He stressed that this policy prevents the country from getting hearing aids with advanced technology including batteries and spare parts, different alarm kits for the deaf, as a rule instructions and equipment contain more than 10 percent components. Americans.
Gonzலlez Behmaras said the Antilles continue to make great strides, especially in security and social assistance, access to health and education, and decent employment.
These people, with full government support, are the beneficiaries and the empowered actors of economic and social development, he said.