FRA disability indicator work to be presented to Council of Europe’s disability committee

When
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Where
Strasbourg
Country (World)
Organised By
Council of Europe’s Ad Hoc Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
External event
The Agency will take part in the sixth meeting of the Council of Europe’s Ad Hoc Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Strasbourg from 27 to 29 September.

The meeting will include discussions, in particular, on access to information, healthcare and banking services, access to justice involuntary placement and treatment. During the meeting, FRA will present its work developing human rights indicators to measure implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The Agency published indicators on the right to political participation of people with disabilities in 2014, and will publish its indicators on the right to independent living of people with disabilities later in 2017.