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CBR is a key strategy for the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, as well as fulfilling the Millennium Development Goals. Approximately 90 countries have adopted CBR as a main strategy for rehabilitation of persons with disabilities.
The IDDC CBR Task Group is engaged in shaping and harmonising CBR globally, with a strong focus on human rights. Mainstreaming is also a core component in implementing the IDDC objectives through CBR.
The IDDC CBR Task Group has been deeply involved in the development of the CBR Guidelines and is now doing a lot of work around the dissemination and the impact the Guidelines will have on the development of CBR programmes.
Currently the main focus areas of the Task Group are: