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Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities: its implementation and relevance for the World Bank

Katherine Guernsey, Marco Nicoli, Alberto Ninio (2007)

Tipologia documento

Report

Città

Washington

Formato

PDF

Pagine

59

Lingua

EN

Abstract / Indice dei contenuti

Contents

Acronyms III

Introduction 1
Background 1
Process 1
Context and rationale 2
Notable aspects of the negotiations 3
Overview of the CRPD and its importance to the international community 4
General overview 4
Importance to the international community 4
Articles of the CRPD and Their Relevance to Client Countries and the World Bank 5
Preamble 6
Articles of general application 8
Article 3 – General principles 8
Article 6 – Women with disabilities 9
Article 7 – Children with disabilities 9
Article 8 – Awareness-raising 10
Article 9 – Accessibility 10
Specific articles 11
Article 11 – Situations of risk and humanitarian emergencies 11
Article 12 – Equal recognition before the law 12
Article 13 – Access to justice 13
Article 24 – Education 13
Article 25 – Health and Article 26 – Habilitation and Rehabilitation 14
Article 27 – Work and employment 14
Article 28 – Adequate standard of living and social protection 15
Implementation measures 16
Article 31 – Statistics and data collection 16
Article 32 – International cooperation 16
Article 34 – Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Article 38 – Relationship of the Committee with other bodies, and the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 17
Article 40 – Conference of States Parties 17
The CRPD within the Context of the Articles of Agreement of the World Bank 18
The CRPD within the Context of the Operational Policies of the World Bank 19

Conclusion 20

ANNEX I – Non-binding international disability documents preceding the CRPD 21
ANNEX II – Text of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol 22

Soggetto

Uguaglianza e non-discriminazione

Organizzazione che ha prodotto il documento

ONG - Società civile

Ultimo aggiornamento

1/4/2010