Understanding the UN convention on the rights of persons with disabilities : a handbook on the human rights of persons with disabilities|2nd edition

SCHULZE, Marianne

Publication Date 

September 2009
16 p

This manual is a useful tool for explaining the content of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and provides comprehensive information about the negotiation and drafting process. It provides a detailed overview of the CRPD and the positions taken by the different stakeholders involved. Information is highlighted about interpreting the text of the CRPD and CRPD implementation at the local, national, regional and international levels. This manual is useful for people for people working in the field of disability, development and human rights

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