FRA will address the opening of the 14th session of the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on 17 August in Geneva. It will use this opportunity to illustrate how robust evidence and independent expertise can help people with disabilities enjoy their rights on an equal basis with others.
The official website of the EU Framework for the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) is now live.
FRA’s family of five infographics to help raise awareness of the voting rights of people with disabilities have now been made available in many more EU languages. Each infographic targets a different audience and draws on FRA research into the right to political participation of people with disabilities.
On 22 May, FRA took part in a Eurostat task force meeting on the Global Activity Limitation Indicator.
On 12 May, FRA’s interim Director spoke at a public hearing on the EU’s review by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, organised by the European Parliament.
The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) has helped advance the rights of people with disabilities across the EU. A new Focus paper by the EU Agency of Fundamental Rights (FRA) outlines how.
FRA held a meeting in Vienna on 14-15 April with experts to listen to feedback on its draft report on violence against children with disabilities.
The EU Framework to promote, protect and monitor the Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities (CRPD), of which FRA is a member, held a closed briefing with the CRPD Committee in Geneva on 2 April.
Members of the EU’s monitoring Framework for the UN Disability Convention met today in Brussels at a high-level meeting and renewed their commitment to promote, protect and monitor the rights of people with disabilities in the EU. This commitment is part of the EU’s obligations following its accession to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).
On 26 and 27 February, FRA took part in the Zero Project Conference on independent living and political participation for people with disabilities.