OHCHR – 8th session: Committee on the rights of persons with disabilities

October 10, 2012
Source: UN Enable

The 8th session of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities took place in Geneva from 17 to 28 September 2012. The Committee considered the initial reports of China, Argentina and Hungary and adopted concluding observations on each of these reports. It also adopted list of issues in relation to the initial report of Paraguay. The 9th session of the Committee will be held in April, 2013. The Committee will consider the initial report of Paraguay, adopt list of issues with regard to three countries and hold a half day of general discussion on women and girls with disabilities. More information: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/CRPD/Pages/Session8.aspx.