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Annual thematic reports

Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities

The Special Rapporteur submits annual thematic reports to the March session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) and to the General Assembly (GA) in October. Thematic reports document the Special Rapporteur's findings on particular topics and provide guidance and recommendations for UN member States, civil society organizations and other stakeholders.

 

YearPresentedSubject of the reportReport and related links
2024HRC 55th sessionTaking stock of the first 10 years of the mandate and vision of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities, Heba HagrassA/HRC/55/56
2023GA 78th session

Peacebuilding and the inclusion of persons with disabilities

A/78/174
​2023​HRC 52th sessionTransformation of services for persons with disabilitiesA/HRC/52/32
2022GA 77th sessionProtection of the rights of persons with disabilities in the context of military operationsA/77/203
​2022​HRC 49th session​Artificial intelligence and the rights of persons with disabilitiesA/HRC/49/52
2021GA 76th sessionThe rights of persons with disabilities in the context of armed conflictA/76/146
2021HRC 46th sessionVision report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities, Gerard QuinnA/HRC/46/27
2020GA 75th sessionDisability-inclusive international cooperationA/75/186
2020HRC 43rd sessionThe impact of ableism in medical and scientific practiceA/HRC/43/41
2019GA 74th sessionOlder persons with disabilitiesA/74/186
2019HRC 40th sessionDeprivation of liberty of persons with disabilitiesA/HRC/40/54
2018GA 73rd sessionRight to health of persons with disabilitiesA/73/161
2018HRC 37th sessionLegal capacity and supported decision-makingA/HRC/37/56
2017GA 72nd sessionSexual and reproductive health and rights of girls and young women with disabilitiesA/72/133
2017HRC 34th sessionAccess to rights-based support for persons with disabilitiesA/HRC/34/58
2016GA 71st sessionDisability-inclusive policiesA/71/314
2016HRC 31st sessionThe right of persons with disabilities to participate in decision-makingA/HRC/31/62
2015GA 70th sessionThe right of persons with disabilities to social protectionA/70/297
2015HRC 28th sessionVision report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities, Catalina Devandas-AguilarA/HRC/28/58