EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT ADOPTS RESOLUTION ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
May 2015 | Yesterday the European Parliament adopted a resolution in which it expresses its strong support to the full implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD). It was adopted with an overwhelming majority among the political parties. The resolution followed a plenary debate of the European Parliament and a public hearing, in which MEPs and representatives from the disability movement and EU institutions discussed the state of play of the implementation of the UN Convention.
The resolution states that the European Parliament should be fully involved in monitoring and implementing the UN Convention. In particular it highlights the UN Convention review process and the constructive dialogue between the EU and the UN CRPD Committee.
EDF welcomes the European Parliament’s resolution and its involvement in the review process. We believe…
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