Guidance document : effective use of international human rights monitoring mechanisms to protect the rights of persons with disabilities

TROMEL, Stefan

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May 2010
83 p

This guidance document provides practical strategies and advice to disabled people's organisations (DPOs) and DPO coalitions on the international human rights mechanisms. It provides details on the reporting process of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD), raises awareness on the need to establish national DPO coalitions, and offers assistance for DPOs on producing effective reports for submission to the UNCRPD Committee. It also provides guidance on the monitoring process and includes information on the use of other human rights mechanisms. This document would be useful to global, regional and national DPOs engaging in the UNCRPD reporting process

Meeting:Capacity building of NGOs of persons with disabilities to make effective use of the UN human rights monitoring mechanismsGeneva, Switzerland7-8 January 2010 Notes:Available in Word and PDF formats in English, Spanish and French, and in Word format in Arabic 

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