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Persons with disabilities

Days of general discussion

Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

The purpose of the days of general discussion (DGDs) is to foster a deeper understanding of the contents and implications of the Convention as they relate to specific articles or topics.

Representatives of Governments, non-governmental organizations, United Nations human rights mechanisms, United Nations bodies and specialized agencies, national human rights institutions, the business sector, as well as individual experts are welcome to take part.

Year Topic
2021 The right of persons with disabilities to work and employment
2018 The consultation and involvement of persons with disabilities in decision-making and monitoring processes
2017 Equality and non-discrimination
2016 The right to live independently and be included in the community
2015 The right to education for persons with disabilities
2013 Women and girls with disabilities