The optional protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is an ancillary agreement with the Convention that allows its contracting parties to recognize the jurisdiction of the Disability Rights Committee to review complaints from persons with disabilities. [40] The text relies to a large extent on the optional protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. In 2001, at the 56th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Mexico began negotiations with the active support of GRULAC (Latin American regional group). When support for an agreement failed in 2002 due to opposition to WeOG, New Zealand played a key role in achieving a supraregional impulse. From 2002 to 2003, New Zealand mediated as Chairman of the Special Committee and negotiated a consensus agreement in August 2006, in close cooperation with other members of the Committee, Jordan, Costa Rica, the Czech Republic and South Africa, as well as with Korea and Mexico. Several observers spoke of the “value-seeking behaviour” of governments, national human rights institutions and NON-governmental ORGANISATIONS. [16] Singapore is committed to the same rights as persons with disabilities and assumes responsibility for protecting the interests of persons with disabilities in the areas highlighted by the agreement. Singapore submitted its first report to the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on 13 July 2016. The first report highlights cooperation between government authorities, volunteer associations and other partners to make Singapore a caring and inclusive society. The Committee`s general observations and final observations on each State report to the Committee show areas of convergence and divergence among the eighteen experts, for example in this regard. B on inclusive education and independent living. [Clarification needed] [46] [47] In its short existence, the Committee issued seven general observations[48] as of August 19, 2020[update] and more than 100 final observations on state reports. 13.

Committee members are entitled to the bodies, privileges and immunities of experts that end in representation of the United Nations, as defined in the relevant sections of the United Nations Convention on Privileges and Immunities. 5. The provisions of this Convention apply to all parts of the federal states, without restrictions or derogations. (b) To ensure that persons with disabilities have the opportunity to organise, develop and participate in sports and recreational activities specific to people with disabilities and, to this end, to promote the provision of adequate training, training and resources on the same basis as others; 3. States parties are taking appropriate measures to give persons with disabilities access to the assistance they need in the exercise of their legal capacity. 3. States parties, through their representative organizations, actively consult and involve persons with disabilities, including children with disabilities, in the development and implementation of legislation and policies for the implementation of this Convention and in other decision-making processes relating to disability issues. 1. States Parties undertake to collect appropriate information, including statistical and research data, in order to formulate and implement policies for the implementation of this Convention. The process of collecting and maintaining this information is as follows: 2.