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COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

CRPD documents in plain language and Easy Read versions


Plain text CRPD documents

  • Charter of the United Nations. 1945, English
  • Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with disabilities, English

General Comments

  • General Comment No.1 (2014), Article 12: Equal recognition before the law, English
  • General Comment No. 2 (2014), Article 9: Accessibility, English
  • General comment number 3 (2016), Women and girls with disabilities, English
  • General Comment No.4 (2016), Article 24: The right to inclusive education, English
  • General Comment No.5 (2017), Article 19: The right to live independently and be included in the community, English version 

Guidelines

  • Guidelines for making sure committee members of human rights agreements are independent and fair, English
  • Guidelines on periodic reporting to the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, including under simplified reporting procedures, English
  • Guidelines on the right to liberty and security of persons with disabilities, Article 14: Liberty and security of person, English
  • Guidelines on the follow up procedure – Annex II, English
  • Guidelines for reports about the Conventions or treaties, English
  • Revised guidelines for submission of communications to the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities under the Optional Protocol to the Convention adopted by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, English

Others

  • Strengthening and enhancing the effective functioning of the human rights treaty body system, General Assembly resolution 68/268
  • Rules of Procedure agreed August 2016, English
  • Fact sheet on the procedure for submitting communications to the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities under the Optional Protocol to the Convention, English

Easy Read CRPD documents

General Comments

  • General Comment No.4 (2016), Article 24: The right to inclusive education, English
  • General Comment No. 7 - Article 4.3 and 33.3 : Participation with persons with disabilities, including children with disabilities, in the implementation and monitoring of the Convention (Adopted 21 September 2018), English
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