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NCD Statement on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

Issued: July 14, 2014 Over a decade ago, the National Council on Disability (NCD) helped kick off U.S. disability community consideration of an international treaty by publishing a White Paper titled Understanding the Role of an International Convention on the Human Rights of People with Disabilities.[i] Since that time, NCD has published numerous documents and reports[ii] in support of the development, signature and ratification of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).[iii] Through the development phase of the treaty and our support throughout the process, NCD has proudly encouraged the ratification of this first ...