Questionnaire on the provision of support to persons with disabilities

Category: Children with disabilities

4th October 2016

The Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities, Ms. Catalina Devandas-Aguilar, is currently preparing a study, to be presented at the 34th session of the Human Rights Council in March 2017, on the provision of support to persons with disabilities.

Those invited to respond include Member States, international and regional organisations, UN agencies, funds and programmes, organisations 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 on the provision of support to persons with disabilities.

Inputs from the questionnaire will be included in the Special Rapporteur's next thematic report, to be presented at the 34th session of the Human Rights Council (March 2017).

Submissions should be sent by e-mail to the address sr.disability@ohchr.org in accessible Word document format no later than 21 October 2016. Concise responses are encouraged, inclusive of relevant attachments where available.

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