Policy paper

UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: initial report on how the UK is implementing it

How the rights of disabled people as set out in the UN convention are protected by legislation and policy in the UK.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Documents

UK initial report on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

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Annex D: UN convention indicators and Annex E: Evidence of international co-operation

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UK core report: additional information to support the initial report

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Easy read: UN convention The first UK report on the UN convention on the rights of disabled people

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This report explains what has been achieved in the UK since it ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in July 2009. The government wants disabled people to fulfil their potential and play a full role in society.

In the UK, we usually refer to convention as the UN Convention on the Rights of Disabled People.

Published 24 November 2011