Resource listing - Convention on People With Disabilities
Disabled Peoples' International www.dpi.org adopted a Disability Promotion, Community Awareness, Media Reporting, Fund Raising, Marketing & Communication strategies Policy Statement
Disabled Peoples' International (DPI) is a human rights organization and the peak international cross disability organization of people with disability. This Policy Statement reflects our concern that fundraising, community education, awareness campaigns, media reporting, health campaigns, marketing & communications strategies around the world, have not always depicted people with disability in a manner that is positive, dignified and respectful. Too often, these practices have focused on the negative impact in people's lives, rather than the restrictive environmental and social barriers people face.
Effective Use of International Human Rights Monitoring Mechanisms to Protect the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
INTERNATIONAL DISABILITY ALLIANCE - GUIDANCE DOCUMENT Effective Use of International Human Rights Monitoring Mechanisms to Protect the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
It’s About Ability
An explanation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Making Rights a Reality
Implementing the UN Convention on the rights of Persons with Disabilities
Message on the adoption of the Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
New York, 13 December 2006 - Secretary-General's message on the adoption of the Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (delivered by Mr. Mark Malloch Brown, Deputy Secretary-General)
Monitoring the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
United Nations - Human Rights Guidance for human rights monitors - Professional training series No. 17
Status of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol thereto
United Nations A/64/128 General Assembly - 7 July 2009 Promotion and protection of human rights: Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Status of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol thereto Report of the Secretary-General The present report, submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 63/192, provides an overview of the status of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. It contains information concerning the status of signatures and ratifications of the Convention and the Optional Protocol, the first session of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in February 2009 and the ongoing efforts by Governments towards ratification and implementation of the Convention. The report also presents an overview of the progress made by the United Nations system towards implementation of the Convention and describes relevant activities by non-governmental organizations.
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities Equality and Human Rights Commission Guidance What does it mean for you?
United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - ODI event 2010
To help raise awareness about the UN Convention and what it means for disabled people, the Office for Disability Issues (ODI) is looking at the possibility of holding an event – or events – for disabled people and their organisations in 2010 to share information about the Convention and explore, for example, what future work will be done in respect of implementation, monitoring and reporting.