National human rights institutions discuss implementation of disability convention

From 2 to 4 October in Riga, the Agency will take part in meetings organised by the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI) and Equinet, the European network of Equality Bodies, on the rights of people with disabilities.

The meetings bring together bodies responsible for monitoring implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).

On 2 October, FRA will contribute to the 15th meeting of the ENNHRI working group on the CRPD. On 3 and 4 October, the Agency will take part in a training event for equality bodies and national human rights institutions on engagement of CRPD monitoring mechanisms with the CRPD Committee and disabled persons organisations.