10 years of Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

@article{Degener201710YO,
  title={10 years of Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities},
  author={Theresia Degener},
  journal={Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights},
  year={2017},
  volume={35},
  pages={152 - 157}
}
  • T. Degener
  • Published 24 August 2017
  • Philosophy
  • Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights
When the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) on 1 September 2016 at Palais Wilson, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Chair Maria Soledad Cisternas Reyes emphasised the importance of universal ratification and the fact that the CRPD was only 37 countries short of this goal. The High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, reminded the audience of… 

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