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6. Inter-American Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities (1999)
(Adopted at the Twenty-ninth Regular Session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States, Guatemala city, Guatemala, 8 June 1999)

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ARTICLE III

To achieve the objectives of this Convention, the states parties undertake:

1. To adopt the legislative, social, educational, labour-related, or any other measures needed to eliminate discrimination against persons with disabilities and to promote their full integration into society, including, but not limited to:

a) Measures to eliminate discrimination gradually and to promote integration by government authorities and/or private entities in providing or making available goods, services, facilities, programs, and activities such as employment, transportation, communications, housing, recreation, education, sports, law enforcement and administration of justice, and political and administrative activities;

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2. To work on a priority basis in the following areas:

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c) Increasing of public awareness through educational campaigns aimed at eliminating prejudices, stereotypes, and other attitudes that jeopardize the right of persons to live as equals, thus promoting respect for and coexistence with persons with disabilities;

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