Nomination of nine members of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities moved to 1 October 2020
Per decision of the Bureau of the Conference of States parties (COSP) on 20 March 2020, the 13th session of the COSP is tentatively scheduled to take place at the United Nations Headquarters, New York, on 30 November, 1 and 3 December 2020*, during which the election of nine members of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with disabilities will be conducted. As a result, the deadline for nomination of nine members of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is extended to 1 October 2020.
*Dates to be confirmed taking account of the ongoing situations of the COVID-19 in the world and the host city New York.
The CRPD Committee is working intersessionally until its next session tentatively scheduled in March 2021. There are no upcoming sessions in the remainder of 2020.
In-person 24th session tentatively scheduled from 8- 26 March 2021. Subject to confirmation, due to the exceptional circumstances of COVID-19 worldwide, constructive dialogues with the States parties initially scheduled for March 2020 are:
- Informative note for OPDs, CSOs, NHRIs and IMFs
- Provisional agenda
The deadline for written contributions and for requesting participation in a country briefing : 5 February 2021
Draft General Comment on work and employment- call for submissions and Day of General Discussion: dates and further details available soon.
pre-sessional working group (29 March – 1 April 2021) more information expected by early 2021.