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Intersessional seminar on the protection of the family and disability (23 February 2017)


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The Seminar is held pursuant Human Rights Council Resolution A/HRC/RES/32/23. It will take place on Thursday 23 February 2017, in Palais des Nations, ROOM XVII

Agenda (English only)

Draft concept note for the intersessional seminar (English only)



Human Rights Council resolution 32/23 - Protection of the family: role of the family in supporting the protection and promotion of human rights of persons with disabilities


Report of the UN High Commissioner 31/37  on "Protection of the family: contribution of the family to the realization of the right to an adequate standard of living for its members, particularly through its role in poverty eradication and achieving sustainable development"

Background information about the report

Recording of the proceedings are available in all languages here

Click here for the Accessibility Guide to the Human Rights Council for person with disabilities.

The interactive accessibility map offers useful information about accessible services in Geneva: The following website from the Association Handicap Architecture Urbanisme provides information on mobility and accessibility in Geneva:

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