Secretary Kerry's Opening Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and related CRPD Links

November 21, 2013

Secretary Kerry's Opening Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee: 

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

 

Secretary Kerry (Nov. 21): "[T]he ratification of the Disabilities Treaty will advance core American values, expand opportunities for our citizens and our businesses, and strengthen American leadership. And I am still convinced that we give up nothing but we get everything in return." 

 

Secretary Kerry Testifies on the Disabilities Treaty

 

  Read the full text of Secretary Kerry's statement here.

 

 

Related Links:

 

Statement by Secretary Hagel on the Disabilities Treaty


Statement from Secretary Shinseki on the Disabilities Treaty

 

Department of State Disabilities Treaty Website