Policy paper

Disabled people’s rights: the UK’s 2019 report on select recommendations of the UN periodic review

The UK's response to select concluding observations from the United Nations' first periodic review of the rights of disabled people and wider progress report.

Documents

PDF version: The UK's 2019 response to select concluding observations of the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

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PDF version: 2019 Progress Report on the UK’s vision to build a society which is fully inclusive of disabled people

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Word version: The UK's 2019 response to select concluding observations of the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

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Word version: 2019 Progress Report on the UK’s vision to build a society which is fully inclusive of disabled people

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Easy read version: The government's report to the United Nations about the rights of disabled people 2019

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Welsh PDF: Ymateb Teyrnas Unedig Prydain Fawr a Gogledd Iwerddon 2019 i arsylwadau terfynol dethol Pwyllgor y Cenhedloedd Unedig ar Hawliau Pobl Anabl

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Welsh PDF: Adroddiad Cynnydd 2019 ar weledigaeth y DU i greu cymdeithas sy'n cynnwys pobl anabl yn llawn

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Welsh Word: Ymateb Teyrnas Unedig Prydain Fawr a Gogledd Iwerddon 2019 i arsylwadau terfynol dethol Pwyllgor y Cenhedloedd Unedig ar Hawliau Pobl Anabl

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Details

We published our initial report on the rights of disabled people in November 2011, as required by the United Nations (UN) Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

We published more information in July 2017 in connection with the UN’s first periodic review of how the United Kingdom (UK) is implementing the convention.

The UN published its report of ‘concluding observations’ on the first periodic review in August 2017.

We published our response to the concluding observations in September 2018.

On this page we have published:

  • the UK’s 2019 report to the UN, to meet the recommendation in paragraph 74 of the concluding observations related to the 2016 UN inquiry into the UK
  • a wider progress report to the UN on the work across the UK to support disabled people and ensure their full participation in society

Accessible versions

Watch a British Sign language (BSL) video version of the report.

A British Sign language (BSL) version of the report is available.

To request a Braille version of the report please contact:

Office for Disability Issues
Caxton House
7-12 Tothill Street
London
SW1H 9DA

Email: odi.contactus@dwp.gov.uk

Published 12 September 2019
Last updated 14 October 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added 'Easy read version: The government's report to the United Nations about the rights of disabled people 2019' and the British Sign language (BSL) video version of the reports.
  2. First published.