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UN Programme on Disability   Working for full participation and equality

Third Session of the Ad Hoc Committee

Proposed Organization of Work

Monday, 24 May

10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

1. Opening of the session
2. Adoption of the agenda
3. Organization of Work
4. Report of the Working Group to the Ad Hoc Committee

3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.

5. Consideration of the draft text for a comprehensive and integral international convention to promote and protect the rights and dignity of persons with disabilities prepared by the Working Group
Preamble (postponed)
Draft Article 1: Purpose
Draft Article 2: General Principles

Tuesday, 25 May

10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

continued from previous meeting
Draft Article 3: Definitions (postponed)
Draft Article 4: General Obligations

3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.

continued from previous meeting
Draft Article 5: Promotion of positive attitudes towards persons with disabilities
Draft Article 6: Statistics and data collection

Wednesday, 26 May

10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

continued from previous meeting
Draft Article 7: Equality and non-discrimination
Draft Article 8: Right to life

3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.

continued from previous meeting
Draft Article 9: Equal recognition as a person before the law
Draft Article 10: Liberty and security of the person

Thursday, 27 May

10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

continued from previous meeting
Draft Article 11: Freedom from torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
Draft Article 12: Freedom from violence and abuse

3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.

continued from previous meeting
Draft Article 13: Freedom of expression and opinion, and access to information
Draft Article 14: Respect for privacy, the home and the family

Friday, 28 May

10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

continued from previous meeting
Draft Article 15: Living independently and living in the community
Draft Article 16: Children with disabilities

3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.

continued from previous meeting
Draft Article 17: Education
Draft Article 18: Participation in political and public life

Monday, 31 May

Holiday

Tuesday, 1 June

10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

continued from previous meeting
Draft Article 19: Accessibility
Draft Article 20: Personal mobility

3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.

continued from previous meeting
Draft Article 21: Right to health and rehabilitation
Draft Article 22: Right to work

Wednesday, 2 June

10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

continued from previous meeting
Draft Article 23: Social security and adequate standard of living
Draft Article 24: Participation in cultural life, recreation, leisure and sport

3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.

continued from previous meeting
Draft Article 25: Monitoring

Thursday, 3 June

10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

6. International Cooperation

3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.

7. Review of Draft Articles

Friday, 4 June

10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

8.Conclusions of the third session of the Ad Hoc Committee

3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.

9. Consideration and adoption of the Report of the Working Group



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