Human Rights

Side-events to the fifth session of the Conference of States Parties, 2012: Shadow Reporting: Process, Prospects and Problems

Side event

Organizer:

One Billion Strong (OBS)

Co-Sponsors: Harvard Law School Project on Disability; University of New South Wales Human Rights Centre

Speakers:

Ron McCallam, CRPD Committee (Moderator); Janet Lord, OBS (Presenter); Michael Stein, Harvard Law School Project on Disability (Presenter); Rosemary Kayess, University of New South Wales, Human Rights Centre & PWD Australia (Presenter)

This side event discusses disability human rights reporting as a tool for legal empowerment. Speakers will consider shadow and other reporting variants for advancing law reform, enforcement, and other actions. The event will launch A Thematic Guide on Disability Human Rights Reporting, a resource to support DPOs in reporting advocacy.

Please read the shadow report from: http://www.dpiap.org/resources/doc/Shadow_reporting_COSP_Process_Prospects_Problems_12_10_11.doc

Source: http://www.un.org/disabilities/default.asp?id=1601

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