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UN Convention: UN sets up expert group on disabled people in Haiti and Chile

Posted 08/3-10 at 20.00

Article 11 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities states that governments must take all necessary steps to ensure the protection and safety of disabled people following natural disasters.

Accordingly , on March 6th, the UN Committee on the Convention announced the creation of a working group to assess the situation of the disabled people in Haiti, as well as those in Chile, following the earthquakes that have recently hit these countries.

http://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=9873&LangID=E%22%3Eannouncement

 

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