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Status Of The Convention On The Rights Of Persons With Disabilities And The Optional Protocol Thereto

Date: August 2023

Language: English

Author: United Nations

Publisher: UN General Assembly Reports on Social Development

Format: PDF

Size: 98 KB

Pages: 21


The report provides: (a) an update on the status of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol thereto, and (b) an overview of the protection and safety of persons with disabilities in situations of risk and humanitarian emergencies, as outlined in article 11 of the Convention.

The report also contains a section on the development, use and implementation of easyto-understand communication as an accessibility resource and tool for persons with disabilities. The report presents initiatives and progress made in these areas by Governments, entities of the United Nations system, other intergovernmental organizations and civil society organizations. It concludes with recommendations for action to implement article 11 of the Convention and to promote easy-to-understand communication.

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