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Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law [MPEiPro]

Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

Anna Arstein-Kerslake

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 07 December 2019

Subject(s):
Disability — Individual complaint procedure

Published under the direction of Hélène Ruiz Fabri, with the support of the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution, under the auspices of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law.

1 The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (‘CRPD Committee’) was established under Article 34 Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (‘CRPD’). It is one of ten United Nations (‘UN’) treaty bodies ( Human Rights, Treaty Bodies ). The CRPD Committee held its first session in 2008. From that time forward, it has convened two sessions per year held in Palais Wilson in Geneva, Switzerland. 2 The CRPD Committee is composed of 18 members who are independent experts and serve in their personal capacity ( Arts 34 (2) and (3)...
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