Events

List of events, including those of the Human Rights Council, related to the rights of persons with disabilities.

Human Rights Council events


Date

HRC session

Topic

Links

8 July 202044th sessionPanel discussion on climate change: the promotion and protection of the rights of persons with disabilities in the context of climate change
6 March 202043rd sessionAnnual interactive Debate of the Human Rights Council on awareness raising under article 8 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
6 March 201940th sessionAnnual interactive Debate of the Human Rights Council on habilitation and rehabilitation under article 26 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
4 March 201940th sessionAnnual full day meeting on the rights of the child: empowering children with disabilities for the enjoyment of their human rights, including through inclusive education
14-15 May 2018 Consultation on Human Rights and mental health:"Identifying strategies to promote human rights in mental health"
77 March 201837th sessionAnnual interactive Debate of the Human Rights Council on the right to access to justice under article 13 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
3 March 201734th sessionPanel discussion on climate change: the promotion and protection of the rights of persons with disabilities in the context of climate change
23 February 2017 Intersessional seminar on the protection of the family and disability
3-5 October 2016Annual Social ForumThe promotion and full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by all persons with disabilities in the context of the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the CRPD
4 March 201631st sessionAnnual interactive Debate of the Human Rights Council on the rights of persons with disabilities under article 11 relating to situations of risk and humanitarian emergencies
10 March 201528th sessionAnnual interactive Debate of the Human Rights Council on the right of persons with disabilities to live independently and to be included in the community
25 June 201426th sessionHuman Rights Council panel discussion on " Technical cooperation and capacity-building in advancing the rights of persons with disabilities”
19 March 201425th sessionAnnual Interactive Debate of the Human Rights Council on the right of persons with disabilities to education
6 March 201322nd sessionAnnual Interactive Debate of the Human Rights Council on  work and employment of persons with disabilities
1 March 201219th sessionAnnual Interactive Debate of the Human Rights Council on participation of persons with disabilities in political and public life
4 March 201116th sessionAnnual Interactive Debate of the Human Rights Council on international cooperation in support of national efforts for the realization of the purposes and objectives of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
5 March 201013th sessionAnnual Interactive Debate of the Human Rights Council on the structure and role of national mechanisms for the implementation and monitoring of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
6 March 200910th sessionFirst annual Interactive Debate of the Human Rights Council on key legal measures for ratification and implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
27 March 20087th session Adoption of resolution on the "Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities"
26 March 20074th sessionSpecial Event on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities


Other events


Date

Topic

Links

8-9 September 2015Expert meeting on deprivation of liberty of persons with disabilities
11 December 2007Expert seminar on freedom from torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment and persons with disabilities