Persons with Disabilities

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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.

Download the Flyer GANHRI APF side event COSP 9 FINAL.docxFlyer 

Watch the webcast here​


PAST EVENTS


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.

 

This unprecedented meeting concluded with a roadmap on how to strengthen cooperation in monitoring implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities worldwide.

 

Check here the Press release​.

 

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