Towards a convention on Protection and Promotion of the Rights and Dignity of Persons with Disabilities

Posted by under Human Rights Education on 2 December 2004

The draft Comprehensive and Integral International Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities



Towards a convention
International Convention on Protection and Promotion of the Rights and Dignity of Persons with Disabilities
http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/enable/rights/adhoccom.htm
INTERNATIONAL NORMS AND STANDARDS RELATING TO DISABILITY
http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/enable/comp100.htm

Draft Comprehensive and Integral International Convention
on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/enable/rights/ahcwgreportax1.htm

Final text compiled as adopted (CRP.4, plus CRP.4/Add.1, Add.2, Add.4 and Add.5)

  • PREAMBLE

  • Draft Article 1: PURPOSE

  • Draft Article 2: GENERAL PRINCIPLES

  • Draft Article 3: DEFINITIONS

  • Draft Article 4: GENERAL OBLIGATIONS

  • Draft Article 5: PROMOTION OF POSITIVE ATTITUDES TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

  • Draft Article 6: STATISTICS AND DATA COLLECTION

  • Draft Article 7: EQUALITY AND NON-DISCRIMINATION

  • Draft Article 8: RIGHT TO LIFE

  • Draft Article 9: EQUAL RECOGNITION AS A PERSON BEFORE THE LAW
  • Draft Article 10: LIBERTY AND SECURITY OF THE PERSON

  • Draft Article 11: FREEDOM FROM TORTURE OR CRUEL, INHUMAN OR DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT

  • Draft Article 12: FREEDOM FROM VIOLENCE AND ABUSE

  • Draft Article 13: FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AND OPINION, AND ACCESS TO INFORMATION

  • Draft Article 14: RESPECT FOR PRIVACY, THE HOME AND THE FAMILY

  • Draft Article 15: LIVING INDEPENDENTLY AND BEING INCLUDED IN THE COMMUNITY

  • Draft Article 16: CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

  • Draft Article 17: EDUCATION

  • Draft Article 18: PARTICIPATION IN POLITICAL AND PUBLIC LIFE

  • Draft Article 19: ACCESSIBILITY

  • Draft Article 20: PERSONAL MOBILITY

  • Draft Article 21: RIGHT TO HEALTH AND REHABILITATION

  • Draft Article 22: RIGHT TO WORK

  • Draft Article 23: SOCIAL SECURITY AND AN ADEQUATE STANDARD OF LIVING

  • Draft Article 24: PARTICIPATION IN CULTURAL LIFE, RECREATION, LEISURE AND SPORT

  • Draft Article 25: MONITORING

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