The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) was adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2006. It is reaffirms that anybody with any type of disability must enjoy all human rights while also identifying where specific actions or protections need to be taken to make sure that persons with disabilities can enjoy their human rights and what to do in cases where their rights have been violated.
The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is composed of 18 independent experts from around the world. Their task is to monitor the implementation of the Convention, in particular through receiving and considering the reports on States who have ratified the treaty.
The below tools are designed to encourage States, National Human Right Institutions and civil society to increase their reporting the Committee on sports and provides guidance on how to do so.