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OHCHR and the rights of persons with disabilities

List of events, including those of the Human Rights Council, related to the rights of persons with disabilities.

Human Rights Council events

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HRC session

Topic

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5 March 2021 46th session Annual interactive debate on the rights of persons with disabilities of the Human Rights Council on participation in sport and physical activity under article 30 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
8 July 2020 44th session Panel discussion on climate change: the promotion and protection of the rights of persons with disabilities in the context of climate change
6 March 2020 43rd session Annual interactive Debate of the Human Rights Council on awareness raising under article 8 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
6 March 2019 40th session Annual interactive Debate of the Human Rights Council on habilitation and rehabilitation under article 26 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
4 March 2019 40th session Annual full day meeting on the rights of the child: empowering children with disabilities for the enjoyment of their human rights, including through inclusive education
14-15 May 2018   Consultation on Human Rights and mental health:"Identifying strategies to promote human rights in mental health"
77 March 2018 37th session Annual interactive Debate of the Human Rights Council on the right to access to justice under article 13 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
3 March 2017 34th session Panel discussion on climate change: the promotion and protection of the rights of persons with disabilities in the context of climate change
23 February 2017   Intersessional seminar on the protection of the family and disability
3-5 October 2016 Annual Social Forum The promotion and full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by all persons with disabilities in the context of the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the CRPD
4 March 2016 31st session Annual interactive Debate of the Human Rights Council on the rights of persons with disabilities under article 11 relating to situations of risk and humanitarian emergencies
10 March 2015 28th session Annual interactive Debate of the Human Rights Council on the right of persons with disabilities to live independently and to be included in the community
25 June 2014 26th session Human Rights Council panel discussion on " Technical cooperation and capacity-building in advancing the rights of persons with disabilities”
19 March 2014 25th session Annual Interactive Debate of the Human Rights Council on the right of persons with disabilities to education
6 March 2013 22nd session Annual Interactive Debate of the Human Rights Council on  work and employment of persons with disabilities
1 March 2012 19th session Annual Interactive Debate of the Human Rights Council on participation of persons with disabilities in political and public life
4 March 2011 16th session Annual Interactive Debate of the Human Rights Council on international cooperation in support of national efforts for the realization of the purposes and objectives of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
5 March 2010 13th session Annual Interactive Debate of the Human Rights Council on the structure and role of national mechanisms for the implementation and monitoring of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
6 March 2009 10th session First annual Interactive Debate of the Human Rights Council on key legal measures for ratification and implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
27 March 2008 7th session Adoption of resolution on the "Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities"
26 March 2007 4th session Special Event on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Other events

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Topic

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8-9 September 2015 Expert meeting on deprivation of liberty of persons with disabilities
11 December 2007 Expert seminar on freedom from torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment and persons with disabilities