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Activities

Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Aside from its regular sessions and pre-sessions, the CRPD Committee also issues statements, information notes, announcements and videos. It also issues calls for written submissions, and organizes a variety of events such as webinars and virtual panel discussions.

Other recent activities

Chapter on the situation of persons with disabilities in Ukraine and in countries where they have fled after 24 February 2022, as a result of the aggression against Ukraine by the Russian Federation
9 September 2022

Joint statement on the situation of persons with disabilities affected by flooding in Pakistan (issued by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction)
9 September 2022

During its 89th session and 26th session respectively, the Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) adopted a Joint Statement on the Rights of Children with Disabilities.

Towards Guidelines on Deinstitutionalization
From isolation, invisibility and segregation into inclusion of persons with disabilities in the community
March - September 2021

Inquiry concerning Hungary carried out by the Committee under article 6 of the Optional Protocol to the Convention and Observations from the State party
17 September 2020

Celebration of the International Day of Sign Languages
Programme (PDF)
19 September 2019

Celebration of the 10th year of activities of the Committee
Programme
Report
31 August 2018

Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities