Launching work on the Shadow Report dealing with the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Publish Date: 
Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 11:15
Workshop photo 1 Workshop Photo 2 Workshop Photo 3

 

The Center for Development Studies at Birzeit University (CDS), in cooperation with the Palestinian General Union for People with Disabilities (PGUPD), have held a workshop on January 14th, 2016, to launch and begin work on the Shadow Report, a report focusing on  the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and progress made in Palestine on the application of it, on the many various levels.

The workshop included anttendees from many community organizations, DPO's, and disability activitists, who thoroughly discussed the aims of the report, and stressed that it is a continious process of monitoring and evaluating progress made, and such work requires effective partnership between civil society organizations, DPO's, and the government.