FRA presents to disability convention working group of the EuroGroup of NHRIs

On 21-22 May, FRA presented the initial findings of its forthcoming report on legal capacity of people with mental health problems and people with intellectual disabilities.

The presentation was given at the Sixth Meeting of the CRPD Working Group of the EuroGroup of national human rights institutions in Paris. The meeting discussed developments in EU Member States related to independent monitoring of the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) under Article 33(2) of the Convention. There were also discussions on cooperation with the new Secretariat of the European Group of NHRIs.