Promoting the Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Europe and Central Asia

02 Dec 2013
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Summary

This guide reflects the current research and international experiences in ratifying the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and its implementation. The convention was adopted by the UN General Assembly on 13 December 2006. As one of international human rights laws, the convention pursues the goal of safeguarding the integrity and dignity of the persons with disabilities by establishing legal obligations on states to protect the rights of all persons with disabilities under their jurisdiction.