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Monthly Newsletter of the UN Special Rapporteur on Disability- March 2023

Posted on: March 2, 2023
Highlights of Gerard's work and upcoming events. If you are not on the mailing list and would like to receive his montlhy newsletters via email, please contact us!

Transformation of services for persons with disabilities.

Posted on: January 11, 2023
New technologies and participation allow us to rethink the support services of persons with disabilities beyond traditional models based on impairment and dependency. This report offers a framework to rethink support services with personhood, autonomy and human rights at their center.
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The CRPD and Climate Action.

Posted on: November 16, 2022
(Video) The UN treaty on the rights of people with disabilities gives us key departure points to ensure that climate action, climate justice and adaptation both responds to our needs and also values our voice in framing solutions.
Gerard Quinn addressing the Conference of the State Parties

COSP 15: Ending the invisibility of persons with disabilities

Posted on: June 19, 2022
In his opening remarks at this year’s CoSP, Gerard Quinn explained the role that people with disabilities are called to play in this most challenging times of humanity.