UN Special Rapporteur Visits National Workshop on Disabilities

July 4, 2013

This national workshop also aimed to understand more about CRPD implementation and encourage the government to prioritize disability issues in policies and regulations. DPOs had much to learn from Chaklen, who shared information and experiences in CRPD implementation.

The first day of the workshop explored activities…

History of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

November 6, 2012

The United Nations Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), commonly referred to as “the Disability Convention”, is a unique human rights instrument that serves as both a development tool and a human rights instrument. Also, it is a legally binding policy instrument which is cross-disability and cross sector. The purpose of…