The Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities, Ms. Catalina Devandas-Aguilar, is currently preparing a report on the rights of older persons with disabilities, which she will present at the 74th session of the UN General Assembly in October 2019. The study aims to identify and address specific human rights concerns faced by both people with disabilities who are ageing and older persons who acquire a disability.
The Special Rapporteur welcomes relevant inputs, in accessible formats (Word), in English, French or Spanish, from Member States, international and regional organizations, UN agencies, funds and programmes, organizations of and for persons with disabilities, civil society, national human rights institutions and other national independent mechanisms designated or established to monitor the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, disability or equality Ombudspersons, scholars, research institutions and policy think tanks, private sector businesses and networks, community movements, and private individuals.
Submissions should be sent by e-mail to the address email@example.com no later than 15 April 2019. Concise responses are encouraged, inclusive of relevant attachments where available.