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Workshop on UNCRPD

View of UN Assembly signing ceremony of UN Convention for the rights of persons with disabilities
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Signing ceremony of UN Convention for the rights of persons with disabilities

Building partner capacity

CBM South Asia Regional Office organised an orientation workshop for Partners at Kolkata from 3rd-4th June, 2010.

The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol was adopted on 13 December 2006 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, and was opened for signature on 30 March 2007.

There were 82 signatories to the convention, 44 signatories to the Optional Protocol, and 1 ratification of the convention. This is the highest number of signatories in history to a UN convention on its opening day.

It is the first comprehensive human rights treaty of the 21st century and is the first human rights convention to be open for signature by regional integration organisations. The convention entered into force on 3 May, 2008.
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Highlights of 2nd T20 World Cup for blind 2017 finals

The highlights of T20 World Cup for the blind finals held at Chinnaswamy Stadium Bengaluru, India


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