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Sixth session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, 17-19 July 2013

The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities was adopted by the General Assembly by its resolution 61/106 of 13 December 2006. It came into force on 3 May 2008 upon the 20th ratification. Article 40 of the Convention stipulates that โ€œThe States Parties shall meet regularly in a Conference of States Parties in order to consider any matter with regard to the implementation of the present Convention.โ€ Since 2008, five sessions of the Conference of States Parties have been held at United Nations Headquarters, New York.

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Country: United States of America
Website: http://www.un.org/disabilities/default.asp?id=1606
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Source: UN Enable
When: 26/5/2013

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