The Declaration on the Rights of Disabled Persons, a declaration of the General Assembly of the United Nations, was made on December 9, 1975.
Moreover, the Disabled Persons Fundamental Law in Japan mandates to celebrate the "Persons with Disabilities Week" during December 3-9 every year.
Related events annually conducted:
-Essay Contest focused on experiences related to disability
-Poster Contest for the the "Persons with Disabilities Week"
-Learning how to think properly
-Awareness on disabilities
-Public opinion poll concerning persons with disabilities
-The Prime Minister commendation to individuals who contributed to promote the welfare of persons with disabilities