Podcast Ep.3: The Dialogue of the Special Rapporteurs, with Catalina Devandas.
April 24, 2023
Catalina Devandas was the first Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities. She held the mandate from 2014 until 2020. On this podcast, she reflects on her experience as prominent leader of the disability rights movement, and discusses the important challenges faced by persons with disabilities in a rapidly changing world.
Social Inclusion, Disability and Human Rights.
December 12, 2022
Gerard Quinn's presentation before the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability in Australia. (December 12, 2023)
COSP 15: Ending the invisibility of persons with disabilities
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.
New ideas must reach the small places where people live.
December 3, 2020
In presenting his vision to carry out his mandate, the new Special Rapporteur described a work agenda focused primarily on systems change.
Gerard Quinn’s vision as Special Rapporteur.
October 5, 2020
At the start of his mandate, the Special Rapporteur presented a document to the Human Rights Council, in which he explained the main global threats and challenges facing people with disabilities, and his vision to promote the changes needed to succeed at facing them.