Understanding the UN convention on the rights of persons with disabilities : a handbook on the human rights of persons with disabilities|3rd edition

SCHULZE, Marianne

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August 2010
211 p

This manual is a useful tool for explaining the content of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). It provides comprehensive information about the negotiation and drafting process, a detailed overview of the CRPD presenting information about each article, and the positions taken by the different stakeholders involved. It highlights the key documents adopted by United Nations bodies following the adoption of the Convention and the importance of the obligation to involve DPOs. This manual is useful for people for people working in the field of disability, development and human rights at the local, national, regional and international levels

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