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The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is schedule to hear discussion on the ratification of the Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities this Thursday, July 12, at 9am. This hearing is open to the public and will be webcast. … Continue reading
The International Women with Disabilities Conference opened on June 27th, 2012 at 3pm Spanish time. This three-day conference is hosted by the Spanish Committee of Representatives of Persons with Disabilities (CERMI) and is taking place at the ONCE (Spanish National … Continue reading
The UN Secretariat for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities announced that disability has been included in the Rio+20 Outcome Document “The Future We Want.” The Rio+20 conference is going on right now in Brazil. Rio+20 is … Continue reading
The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Promoting, protecting, and ensuring human rights for ALL people with disabilities
Entered into force in 2008, the UN Convention of Persons with Disabilities (CPRD) is a treaty designed to promote, protect, and ensure the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by all persons with disabilities as … Continue reading