UN Announces the Third Session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD, Sept. 1-3

July 19, 2010

The third session of the Conference of States Parties (COSP3) to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) will be held from 1-3 September 2010. Prior to the Conference, a Civil Society Forum will be held on 31 August 2010 from 3 to 6 p.m.

The COSP3 information note currently available on the United Nations Enable website provides the official documentation of the meeting, including information on the provisional agenda and the elections of the members Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Information is also provided on the theme of COSP3, official and informal meetings, as well as NGO pre-registration, accreditation and the participation of National Human Rights Institutions.

The deadline for new NGO accreditation to the Conference of States Parties is 23 July. Pre-registration will be open until 20 August.