March 29, 2016 - 9:00am to April 21, 2016 - 9:00am

The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) is the body of independent experts which monitors implementation of the Convention by the States Parties.

All States parties are obliged to submit regular reports to the Committee on how the rights are being implemented. States must report initially within two years of accepting the Convention and thereafter every four years. The Committee examines each report and shall make such suggestions and general recommendations on the report as it may consider appropriate and shall forward these to the State Party concerned.

The Optional Protocol to the Convention gives the Committee competence to examine individual complaints with regard to alleged violations of the Convention by States parties to the Protocol.

STATES PARTIES REPORTS:
Chile, Lithuania, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Thailand, Uganda

LISTS OF ISSUES
Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Guatemala

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                                                                      Agenda:

Monday, 4 April 2016 241st meeting 10 a.m. (closed)

Item 8 General comments and discussion 242nd meeting 3 p.m. (public)

Item 5 Consideration of reports submitted by parties to the Convention under article 35: Slovakia

Tuesday, 5 April 2016 243rd meeting 10 a.m. (public)

Item 5 Consideration of reports submitted by parties to the Convention under article 35: Slovakia 244th meeting 3 p.m. (public)

Item 5 Consideration of reports submitted by parties to the Convention under article 35: Portugal

Wednesday, 6 April 2016 245th meeting 10 a.m. (public)

Item 5 Consideration of reports submitted by parties to the Convention under article 35: Portugal 246th meeting 3 p.m. (public)

Item 5 Consideration of reports submitted by parties to the Convention under article 35: Lithuania Thursday, 7 April 2016 247th meeting 10 a.m. (public)

Item 5 Consideration of reports submitted by parties to the Convention under article 35: Lithuania 248th meeting 3 p.m. (public)

Item 5 Consideration of reports submitted by parties to the Convention under article 35: Uganda Friday, 8 April 2016 249th meeting 10 a.m. (public)

Item 5 Consideration of reports submitted by parties to the Convention under article 35: Uganda 250th meeting 3 p.m. (closed)

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