Maldives Ratifies Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

April 5, 2010

Maldives became the 85th country to ratify the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) on April 5, 2010.  The CRPD is the first legally binding human rights treaty to focus on protecting the human rights of people with disabilities.

Learn more about the CRPD and why it matters at http://usicd.org/detail/news.cfm?news_id=32&id=154

Or browse some additional educational resources on the CRPD listed at http://usicd.org/template/page.cfm?id=155

Find out who else has signed or ratified the CRPD at http://www.un.org/disabilities/countries.asp?navid=12&pid=166