Canada has a major global impact on advancing human rights,
enabling inclusion and securing full citizenship for persons with
intellectual disabilities and their families around the world.
Benchmarks for Achievement
- Canada plays a leadership role as a model citizen internationally for its approach to disability and inclusion.
- Canada's international policy incorporates a lens on disability
and includes specific measures to advance inclusion of people with
- Canada has achieved Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for
people with intellectual disabilities in Canada and been a leader in
investing in their achievement internationally.
- Canada ratifies and implements the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.