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13th Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Start Date: June 10, 2020

End Date: June 12, 2020

Location: New York, United States of America

Venue: United Nations Headquarters

Overview:

The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) was adopted by the General Assembly by its resolution 61/106 of 13 December 2006. It came into force on 3 May 2008 upon the 20th ratification. Article 40 of the Convention stipulates that “The States Parties shall meet regularly in a Conference of States Parties in order to consider any matter with regard to the implementation of the present Convention.” Since 2008, 12 sessions of the Conference of States Parties have been held at United Nations Headquarters, New York.

The 13th session, per decided by States Parties at the 12th session of the Conference of States Parties (COSP) in June 2019, will be scheduled to take place at the United Nations Headquarters, New York, from 10 to 12 June 2020, during which an election of nine members of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with disabilities will be conducted.

Visit the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD website to learn more.

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