Mixed progress at UN on rights of persons with disabilities

Nearly 10 years after UN members adopted a progressive Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), progress implementing the convention has been mixed, even at the UN itself, say disability advocates.

Last week the 165 member states that are party to the convention met at the UN to review implementation and elect members of the committee of experts with disabilities which provides advice on the convention.

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