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Statement by Mr. Andrew Gilmour, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, at the High-level Panel Meeting to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Promoting universal ratification; New York, 2 December 2016 12/2/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Disability
E F S R C A
Intersex Awareness Day – Wednesday 26 October 10/24/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Committee against Torture
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Health
  • Women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Australia urged to amend laws that lead to people with mental disabilities being detained indefinitely 9/23/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Australia
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Disability
E F S R C A
Committee on Rights of Persons with Disabilities publishes findings on Uruguay, Ethiopia, Bolivia, UAE, Guatemala, Colombia and Italy 9/5/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Uruguay
  • Ethiopia
  • Bolivia
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Guatemala
  • Colombia
  • Italy
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Disability
E F S R C A
Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities concludes sixteenth session 9/2/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Disability
E F S R C A
Introductory Remarks by Mr Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights co-remarks by Catalina Devandas, SR on Rights of Persons with Disabilities Maria Soledad Cisternas Reyes, Chair of the CRPD Committee Theresia Degener, Vice-chair of the CRPD Committee 9/1/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Disability
E F S R C A
Improving support services for persons with disabilities in Africa Expert meeting in Addis Ababa from 6 to 7 September 2016 9/1/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Ethiopia
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Disability
E F S R C A
Inclusive education vital for all, including persons with disabilities – UN experts 9/1/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Disability
E F S R C A
Women and girls with disabilities need empowerment, not pity, UN experts tell States 8/30/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Disability
E F S R C A
Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities adopts General Comments on the right to inclusive education, and on women and girls with disabilities 8/26/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Disability
E F S R C A
       
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