Participation in the work of the Committee

Information for Partners

Accreditation

Information for participation

Information on Accessibility

Contact
Media

COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

Statements, Declarations and Observations



2018

Joint statements

  • "Guaranteeing sexual and reproductive health and rights for all women, in particular women with disabilities" - Joint statement by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women - Adopted the 29 August 2018 - English in Word

Statements

  • "Statement by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities calling States parties to oppose the draft Additional Protocol to the Oviedo Convention" - Adopted at the CRPD 20th session (27 August - 21 September 2018) - English | French in Word
  • "International Day of Sign Languages" - 19th session(14 February - 9 March 2018) - English in Word
  • "Inclusion and full participation of persons with disabilities and their representative organizations in the implementation of the convention" - Adopted at the CRPD 19th session (14 February - 9 March 2018) - English in Word

Declaration

  • "Joint Declaration by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions" – Adopted at the CRPD 19th session (14 February - 9 March 2018) - English in Word

2017

Statements

  • "Achieving gender balance and equitable geographical distribution in the elections of members of the Committee" - Adopted at the CRPD 17th session (20 March to 12 April 2017) English in Word
  • "Situation of persons with disabilities affected by disasters in Peru, Ecuador and Colombia" - Adopted at the CRPD 17th session (20 March to 12 April 2017) English in Word

Joint statement

  • "Addressing disabilities in large-scale movements of refugees and migrants" - Joint statement by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families (CMW) - English in Word

2016

Statement

  • "FOR A BETTER URBAN FUTURE-Securing inclusion of persons with disabilities in the New Urban Agenda-Habitat III-Third United Nations conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development" – May 2016 - English in Word

2015

Statement

  • "Statement on disability inclusion for the World Humanitarian Summit" - Adopted at the CRPD 14th Session (17 August-4 September 2015) English in Word

2014

Joint statement

  • "International Day of Persons with Disabilities" - Joint Statement by Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities, Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Special Envoy of the Secretary-General on Disability and Accessibility – Adopted the 3 December 2014 - English in Word

Statements

  • Statement on "Disability inclusion in the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction and beyond" - September 2014  - English
  • Statement on "Sustainable Development Goals" - Addressed to the Eighth session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals on January 2014 -  English in Word

2013

Statement

  • "Including the rights of persons with disabilities in the post 2015 agenda on disability and development" - May 2013 - English in Word

Observation

  • "Revision of the Standard Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners Accessible" - 20 November 2013 - English in Word
Country-specific information