The Special Rapporteur has accepted invitations by the governments of Canada and Norway to assess the situation of persons with disabilities, and the progress made by these countries in the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of persons with disabilities.
Ms. Devandas will visit Canada from April 2 to 11, and Norway from October 2 to 11 of the current year. We invite persons with disabilities and their organizations, as well as relevant national and international agencies to provide information that could increase the Special Rapporteur's understanding of the situation of persons with disabilities in the two countries, and contribute to planning the agenda of each visit.
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