Colin Allen at the UN, Palais des Nations in Geneva

IDA works across the United Nations to make sure its human rights and sustainable development processes uphold the highest standards of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - the CRPD.

We also support the UN General Assembly, UN Secretariat and UN agencies—such as UNICEF, the World Bank and the World Health Organisation—to help ensure that the human rights of all persons with disabilities are an integral part of their work.

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Inclusive Sustainable Development

The human rights treaty bodies are committees of independent experts that monitor implementation of the core international human rights...

Human Rights Council 33rd Session, Palais des Nations, Geneva

The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system...

Ikponwosa Ero, Catalina Devandas Aguilar, Maria Soledad Cisternas Reyes

Special Rapporteurs, Independent Experts and Working Group Members work on...

UN General Assembly

IDA works to mainstream language related to the rights of persons with disabilities, in line with CRPD, within resolutions of...

UN Special Envoy on Disability and Accessibility in Lebanon Visits the Bekaa

IDA aims to work with all UN agencies...

UN Secretariat Building

IDA works to engage the UN Secretariat in promoting the rights of persons with disablities across its work, including:...