Disability Rights International

Founding Year: 1993

Staff: 12

Budget: $ 1m (2018)

Eric Rosenthal (Founder & Executive Director)

Disability Rights International is a nonprofit organization “dedicated to promoting the human rights and full participation in society of people with disabilities worldwide.” It “documents human rights abuses, publishes reports on human rights enforcement, and promotes international oversight of the rights of people with disabilities.” DRI also “assists governments in developing laws and policies to promote community integration and human rights enforcement for people with disabilities.”



Disability Rights International contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

  Organization Type

  Geographic Foci


Related Content

Our world is in the midst of multiple crises, aggravated by the COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine.  This includes a crisis in education and learning, notably at K-12…

Introduction While fossil fuels continue to dominate energy production and consumption, the press of climate change has made it abundantly clear that the ecological costs of greenhouse gas emitting power…

A center of expertise on the UN’s business and human rights guiding principles. It helps organizations transform their practices and build a more just world by challenging assumptions. Its experts…