Note / by the Secretary-General prepared pursuant to Subcommission resolution 1994/10.
|UN Document Symbol||E/CN.4/Sub.2/1995/31|
|Convention||Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities|
|Document Type||Note by the Secretary-General|
|Subjects||Persons with Disabilities|
Economic and Social
24 May 1995
COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Subcommission on Prevention
of Discrimination and
Protection of Minorities
Item 17 (b) of the provisional agenda
HUMAN RIGHTS AND DISABILITY
Note by the Secretary-General prepared pursuant to
Subcommission resolution 1994/10
1. The Subcommission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of
Minorities, in paragraph 1 of its resolution 1994/10 of 19 August 1994,
requested the Secretary-General to report to it in 1995 regarding coordination
endeavours which affect disabled persons, with emphasis on activities of the
other United Nations organizations and bodies that deal with alleged
violations of the legal obligations of States under the International Bill of
Human Rights and United Nations treaties that protect disabled persons.
2. Pursuant to that resolution, the Assistant Secretary-General for Human
Rights, by a communication dated 9 February 1995, requested relevant
United Nations organizations and bodies to submit their contributions to the
Centre for Human Rights by 1 May 1995.
3. No replies have so far been received to those requests.
4. Should any replies be received, they will be issued in an addendum to the