Questionnaire: The rights of older persons with disabilities

2019-02-11

The Special Rapporteur is currently preparing a report on the rights of older persons with disabilities, to present at the 74th session of the General Assembly in October 2019. The study aims to identify and address specific human rights concerns faced by both people with disabilities who are ageing and older persons who acquire a disability.

We welcome relevant inputs from civil society organisations, in English, French or Spanish. To find the questionnaire, please follow this link.

Submissions should be sent by e-mail to: sr.disability@ohchr.org no later than 15 April 2019.
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