May 25, 2009 - 9:00am

The 51st Session of the CRC Committee took place from 25 May to 12 June 2009.

More information on this session.

All of the Concluding Observations adopted by the CRC Committee during its last session include references to children with disabilities, which shows the increasing attention paid to persons/children with disabilities by the various treaty bodies.

Detailed information on these concluding observations.

General Comment

During this session, CRC adopted a new General Comment, on the rights of the child to be heard, that include a number of references to persons with disabilities.

Detailed information on the disability references in General Comment nº12.

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