Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, 10-12 June 2014

Seventh session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, 10-12 June 2014

The 7th session of the Conference of States Parties will take place at United Nations Headquarters from 10 to 12 June 2014. The thematic discussions for this session are: Incorporating the CRPD provisions into the post-2015 development agenda; Youth with disabilities; and  National implementation and monitoring.

This session will include:

Six meetings: 
(see Draft Programme: http://www.un.org/disabilities/documents/COP/COP7/draft_programme.pdf)

  • Election of the Member of the CRPD Committee
  • Matters related to the implementation of the Convention:
    (a) General debate
    (b) Round Table 1. Incorporating the Provisions of CRPD in the post-2015 development agenda
    (c) Round Table 2: National implementation and monitoring
    (d) Informal panel: Youth with disabilities
  • Implementation of the Convention by the UN System

Documents
  • Provisional agenda  ((CRPD/CSP/2014/1)
  • Election of the members of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities under article 34 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (See online announcement:http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/CRPD/Pages/Elections2014.aspx)
  • Background Paper for Roundtable One: Incorporating the provisions of the CRPD in the post-2015 development agenda (CRPD/CSP/2014/2)
  • Background Paper for Roundtable Two: National implementation and monitoring (CRPD/CSP/2014/3)
  • Background Paper for the Informal panel: Youth with disabilities (CRPD/CSP/2014/4)

Civil Society Participation

Registration: Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) must register online in order to attend this session. CSO representatives in possession of annual ground-passes should also pre-register. (Deadline: 30 May 2014) 
http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/cosp/2014/register.html

Participation of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs)

NHRIs must complete and submit the Registration form for NHRI participation (Deadline: 20 May 2014
http://www.un.org/disabilities/documents/COP/COP7/cosp7_nhri_registration_form.doc

Side-events

(Deadline for application for side-events: 15 May)
http://www.un.org/disabilities/documents/COP/COP7/cosp7_side_event_application.doc

For more information on COSP7, please visit: 

http://www.un.org/disabilities/default.asp?navid=15&pid=1615
 

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