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Brussels, November 2010 REPORTING REQUIREMENTS UNDER THE CONVENTION CVETO URŠIČ, MEMBER OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES and.

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1 Brussels, November 2010 REPORTING REQUIREMENTS UNDER THE CONVENTION CVETO URŠIČ, MEMBER OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES and MINISTRY OF LABOUR, FAMILY AND SOCIAL AFFAIRS, SLOVENIA

2 RATIFICATIONS UN: 147 Member States have signed CRPD 95 Member States have ratified CRPD EU: All MS and EU have signed CRPD 22 MS have signed Optional Protocol 16 MS have ratified CRPD (AT, BE, CZ, DK, FI, FR, GE, HU, IT, LV, LI, PT, SLK, SI, SP, SW, UK), EU SLOVENIA (SI) ratified CRPD in April 2008 EUROPE : Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Moldova, San Marino, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine Brussels, November 2010

3 SPECIFIC TASKS OF THE COMMITTEE – article 34  to review periodic reports on implementation of the Convention,  to receipt and exanimate individual communications (complaints) under the Optional Protocol,  to undertake inquiries in the case of reliable evidence of grave and systematic violations of the Convention Brussels, November 2010

4 REPORTING GUIDELINES Guidelines on treaty – specific document to be submitted by state parties under the article 35, paragraph 1, of the CRPD RPDIndex.aspx Brussels, November 2010

5 REPORTING GUIDELINES- Note by Secretary - General 3.States should consider the reporting process, including the process of preparation of their reports … as an opportunity …. of more efficient policy planning and implementation of the Convention. States Parties should encourage and facilitate the involvement of NGO’s including organizations of PWDs in the preparation of reports….The reports should contain an explanation of the procedure used to consult with civil society and in particular with representative organisations of PWDs and the measures taken to ensure that this process was fully accessible. 4.States Parties must recognize and respect the diversity of PWDs and ensure that their report is not generalized, but specific to different types of disability. Brussels, November 2010

6 STATE REPORTS – two parts The common core document:  General information on HR  Non - discrimination The treaty -specific document:  Implementation, in law and in fact – of article 1 to 33 of the Convention 2 Y e a r

7 STATE REPORTS The format:  Not to exceed 60 pages  Specific documents are limited to 40 pages Initial reports  Every article of the Convention Periodic reports – periodic reports Brussels, November Y e a rs

8 London, April 2009 STATE REPORTS – the role of organisations of PWDs Measures taken to involve PWDs and their representative organisations in the monitoring process and the preparations of the report The value of information provided to Treaty bodies of NGO’s – they are strongly encouraged to submit their own information (The Poznan statement, ) – SHADOW REPORT

9 REPORTS – IN 2010 In 2010  Europe: AT, GE, HU, SP, SW, SI + Croatia, San Marino  UN: 44 reports (Argentina, Austria, Hungary, Paraguay, Spain, Tunisia) Shadow reports:  Hungary, Tunisia Brussels, November 2010

10 THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION! Brussels, November 2010


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