Questionnaire on “disability-inclusive policies” - Call for submissions

The Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities, Ms. Catalina Devandas-Aguilar, is currently preparing a study, to be presented at the 71st session of the General Assembly (October 2016), on disability-inclusive policies.

The Special Rapporteur welcomes inputs, in accessible formats (Word), in English, French or Spanish, from Member States, international and regional organizations, UN agencies, funds and programmes, organizations of and for persons with disabilities, civil society, national human rights institutions and other national independent mechanisms designated or established to monitor the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, disability or equality Ombudspersons, scholars, research institutions and policy think tanks, private sector businesses and networks, community movements, and private individuals, to provide information on disability-inclusive policies".

Submissions should be sent by e-mail to the address no later than 18 May 2016. Concise responses are encouraged, inclusive of relevant attachments where available. Kindly indicate if you have any objections with regard to your reply being posted on this website.

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Specific information request (click to download the questionnaire in word format) in English | French | Spanish and in International Sign.

Member States


Civil society, including DPOs