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UN Committee on Rights of Persons with Disabilities publishes findings on Kenya, Ukraine, Gabon, Mauritius, Qatar and the European Union

GENEVA (7 September 2015) – The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has published its findings of its latest session when it reviewed Kenya, Ukraine, Gabon, Mauritius, Qatar and the European Union.

The findings, officially termed concluding observations, contain positive aspects of the respective State’s implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and also main matters of concern and recommendations.

The concluding observations can be found here: http://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/treatybodyexternal/SessionDetails1.aspx?SessionID=995&Lang=en
The Committee, which is composed of 18 international independent experts, met in Geneva from 17 August to 4 September.

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More information on the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities:
http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/CRPD/Pages/CRPDIndex.aspx