Persons with Disabilities
GANHRI-APF side-event to the 9th session of COSP
17 June 2016 - The Global Alliance of National Human
Rights Institutions together with the Asia Pacific Forum hosted a side-event to
the 9th Session of the Conference of State Parties to the CRPD, on 14th
June, in UN Headquarters, New York, to demonstrate the work of national human
rights institutions (NHRIs) on the rights of persons with disabilities and the
value of their participation in the United Nations Conference of State Parties
of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The event was co-
sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Australia, Germany, Ireland, Mongolia,
Morocco and New Zealand to the United Nations.
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September 2014 - First
meeting between National Human Rights Institutions and National Independent
Monitoring Mechanisms designated under article 33.2 of the UNCRPD and the
Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – 25 September 2014.
Representatives from the United Nations Committee on the Rights of
Persons with Disabilities, National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) and
National Monitoring Mechanisms (NMM) as well as disabled persons'
organisations, civil society and experts from across the globe convened in
Geneva on 25 September 2014, to discuss strategies for the monitoring of the
implementation of the Convention on Persons with Disabilities.
meeting concluded with a roadmap on how to strengthen cooperation in monitoring
implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Check here the Press release.