2 weeks to go…Sign the petition and join the global MS movement! On 3rd December 2011, the International Day for Persons with Disabilities, MSIF will present the petition for access to appropriate work to several key decision makers. This year marks 5 years since the adoption of the UN Convention on the rights of disabled persons. Since the introduction of the convention in 2009 106 countries have ratified the convention, and 63 have ratified the optional protocol, paving the way for many positive steps towards enabling people with disabilities around the world to live full lives, free from discrimination. Article 27 of the convention refers specifically to the right to work and states that; ‘States Parties recognize the right of persons with disabilities to work, on…