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edfcrpd Nov 22
Forced hospitalization and treatment inherently violate the rights of people with . Don’t create new standards: develop alternatives to coercion, says
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edfcrpd Nov 15
Replying to @Alexblxs1
The judgment in available in Dutch here
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edfcrpd Nov 13
Landmark decision in Belgium: a tribunal recognises that a school cannot arbitrarily refuse to admit a young boy with down syndrome - schools must provide reasonable accommodation to children with to ensure their right to inclusive
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edfcrpd Oct 8
Tomorrow will be discussing the protection of people with psychosocial with regard to involuntary measures in psychiatry. We will be there. You can watch/listen the public hearing online from 8.30 am ▶️ (2/2)
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edfcrpd Oct 8
We are in Strasbourg with to brief Member States on why forced treatment and placement of persons with is a violation of the and the draft additional protocol to the Oviedo Convention should be withdrawn. (1/2)
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edfcrpd Oct 4
Thank you for 2 very informative training days in Riga. We very much appreciated the interest from national human rights institutions and equality bodies on how to better engage with organisations of persons with
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ENNHRI Oct 4
Discussions on day 2 of ENNHRI- training. How can Article 33(2) bodies help ensure that states fulfil their responsibility to fully involve Disabled Persons' Organisations & persons w/ disabilities in CRPD implementation? More:
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EU Disability Forum Oct 3
2-days training in Riga on engagement of independent monitoring mechanisms with Committee and organisations of persons with has started. CRPD Cttee experts is setting the scene!
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ENNHRI Oct 2
Productive discussions today at our Working Group in Riga ahead of the joint ENNHRI- Training on 3-4 October. Thank you to our host, the Ombudsman of the Republic of Latvia !
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edfcrpd Oct 2
Today attended the meeting of the working group. We were very happy to be part of the discussion and are looking forward to the training with starting tomorrow. Thank you for the invitation!
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edfcrpd Sep 24
📕 General Comment No. 7 "on the participation of persons with , including children with disabilities, through their representative organizations, in the implementation and monitoring of the Convention" is now available online ▶️
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edfcrpd Sep 24
Congratulations to the Civil Society Coalition Norway for their great briefing to the Committee this morning! On the basis of the State report and this interaction, the Cttee will draft a list of specific questions to which the country has to reply before review.
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edfcrpd Sep 24
The 10th Pre-Sessional Working Group of the Committee take place this week. The Cttee meets privately with organisations of persons with to get information on how the State implemented the Convention. On that basis it will draft a list of issues for review.
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DBSV International Sep 24
Problems with , flawed implementation of the , and much more. The German -Alliance went to Geneva on Friday and urged the to ask the German government a whole set of questions. More information [DOC, english]:
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IDA Sep 21
The Committee closed its 20th session. The outgoing ChairPerson thanked especially the contribution by civil society organisations!
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edfcrpd Sep 21
At the public closing of recalls the opposition of Bulgaria, FYROM & Portugal to the additional protocol to Oviedo Convention and joins the Committee in calling other States parties to oppose to the draft. supports
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IDA Sep 21
The Committee holds its public reading of draft General Comment No 7 on participation of organisations of persons with disabilities on CRPD implementation and monitoring (Arts. 4.3 and 33.3 of CRPD) Join us live @
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edfcrpd Sep 21
To clarify this is a delegation from representative organisations of persons with disabilities who briefed the Committee. The State itself has not been reviewed a second time yet.
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edfcrpd Sep 21
Today is the last day of the 20th session of the Committee, before the pre-sessional working group starting next week. You can follow the public closing in live webcast in EN & IS from 4 PM ▶️
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edfcrpd Sep 21
Congratulations to the German Alliance delegation who briefed the UN Committee on rights of persons with this morning on the situation in . Great work!
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