Speeches and presentations of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities

Public statements and press releases are available here.

2021

  • Remarks by the Special Rapporteur at the public Hearing of the Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, on de-institutionalisation of persons with disabilities, 16 March 2021 (English only)
  • Statement by the Special Rapporteur at the 46th session of the Human Rights Council, presenting his annual report to the Human Rights Council (A/HRC/46/27) Geneva (online), 3 March 2021, (English only)
  • Statement by the Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities at the 59th Session of the Commission for Social Development – Interactive dialogue with senior officials of the UN Systems on the priority theme: “socially just transition towards sustainable development: the role of digital technologies on social development and well-being of all” - New York (online), 10 February 2021

2020