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Questionnaire on the “provision of support to persons with disabilities” - Call for submissions

The Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities, Ms. Catalina Devandas-Aguilar, is currently preparing a study, to be presented at the 34th session of the Human Rights Council in March 2017, on the provision of support to persons with disabilities.

The Special Rapporteur welcomes inputs, in accessible formats (Word), in English, French, Russian or Spanish, from Member States, international and regional organizations, UN agencies, funds and programmes, organizations of and for persons with disabilities, civil society, national human rights institutions and other national independent mechanisms designated or established to monitor the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, disability or equality Ombudspersons, scholars, research institutions and policy think tanks, private sector businesses and networks, community movements, and private individuals, to provide information on the provision of support to persons with disabilities.

Submissions should be sent by e-mail to the address sr.disability@ohchr.org no later than 21 October 2016. Concise responses are encouraged, inclusive of relevant attachments where available.

Kindly indicate if you have any objections with regard to your reply being posted on this website.

Specific information request (click to download the questionnaire in word format)
in English | French | Russian | Spanish and International Sign*

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* Disclaimer: The Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities is grateful to the World Federation of the Deaf for translating the questionnaire on the provision of support to persons with disabilities into International Sign.

List of replies received: Only official responses in accessible format have been posted (updated 11 November 2016)*:

States

Non-member States

NHRI

Civil society, including DPOs

Individuals

  • Catherine Boutten (response in non-accessible format, but available upon request)
  • Ben Attoumane Hamza (response in non-accessible format, but available upon request)
  • Alex Garcia (response in non-accessible format, but available upon request)
  • Ekaterina Panteleeva (response in non-accessible format, but available upon request)
  • Ghulam Nabi Nizamani (response in non-accessible format, but available upon request)
  • Linda Burnip (response in non-accessible format, but available upon request)
  • John Duff (response in non-accessible format, but available upon request)
  • Jorge Octavio Magos Chong (response in non-accessible format, but available upon request)
  • Patricia V. Ingénito (response in non-accessible format, but available upon request)
  • Rebecca Fawcett (response in non-accessible format, but available upon request)
  • Sally Blefari (response in non-accessible format, but available upon request)
  • Samuel Wilkins (response in non-accessible format, but available upon request)
  • Sebastián de Jesús Rocha Sancén (response in non-accessible format, but available upon request)
  • Tambe Richard (response in non-accessible format, but available upon request)
  • Tayieba Shah (response in non-accessible format, but available upon request)
  • Ted Pottage (response in non-accessible format, but available upon request)

UNCT

  • Albania (response in non-accessible format, but available upon request)
  • Belarus (response in non-accessible format, but available upon request)
  • Cambodia (response in non-accessible format, but available upon request)

* Disclaimer: Replies submitted by sources which wished to remain confidential do not appear in this list and cannot be disclosed.