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The right of persons with disabilities to social protection - Call for submissions

The Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities, Catalina Devandas-Aguilar is currently preparing a study to be presented at the 70th session of the General Assembly, in October 2015, on the right of persons with disabilities to social protection.

The Special Rapporteur welcomes inputs, in accessible formats, in English, French or Spanish from Member States, international and regional organizations, UN agencies, funds and programmes, organizations of and for persons with disabilities, civil society, national human rights institutions and other national independent mechanisms designated or established to monitor the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, disability or equality Ombudspersons, scholars, research institutions and policy think tanks, private sector businesses and networks, community movements, and private individuals, to provide information about the right of persons with disabilities to social protection.

Submissions should be sent by e-mail to the address sr.disability@ohchr.org no later than 20 May 2015

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13.05.2015 - Benedetta Ottavio