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CONVENTION on the RIGHTS of PERSONS with DISABILITIES

Opening for signature

The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities was adopted on 13 December 2006 during the sixty-first session of the General Assembly by resolution A/RES/61/106. In accordance with its article 42, the Convention and its Optional Protocol opened for signature by all States and by regional integration organizations at United Nations Headquarters in New York on 30 March 2007. The opening began with a solemn ceremony in the United Nations General Assembly hall.


Solemn ceremony at United Nations Headquarters

High-level dialogue and press conferences