April 26, 2010 - 9:00am

The 44th session of the CAT Committee took place from April 26 to May 14, in Geneva.

More information on this session.

Disability analysis of the relevant reports.

On the basis of the references to persons with disabilities found in State reports, List of issues and Written replies of this session, IDA prepared a document with suggested recommendations for the Concluding Observations that were adopted by the Committee during in its 44th session. Some of these recommendations have influenced the Concluding Observations of the reviewed States such as Austria, to which the Committee recommended ceasing immediately the use of net beds as it constitutes a violation of article 16 of the Convention.

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