17th Session on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

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April 3, 2017

Canadian history will be made at the UN in Geneva on April 3 and 4 2017. For the first time, the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will review Canada’s implementation of the CRPD. During a country review, the CRPD Committee studies written submissions and dialogues with both government representatives and members of civil society. At the review’s conclusion, the Committee will issue recommendations (referred to as ‘concluding observations’ or COs) for strengthened implementation of the CRPD in Canada.

Frank Folino, CAD-ASC President is a member of the Canadian Civil Society Delegation at 17th Session on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Geneva, Switzerland: