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Article 27



Egypt, Morocco, Sudan and Syria

1(c) Retain the language in brackets.


European Union

Insert in subparagraph (a) after “all matters concerning” the words “all forms of”. 



New (j) Take all possible measures to facilitate the move of persons with disabilities from outside the labor market into the open labor market, and to ensure in relation to all forms of employment that they are in conditions that provide opportunities for vocational advancement and that employment protection laws and standards apply.


Mexico on behalf of Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Israel, Panama, Peru, Senegal, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela

1.(f) To promote opportunities for self-employment, entrepreneurship, the  development of cooperatives and starting one´s own business.


Russian Federation

Para 1 (a) new wording: “to prohibit unjustified discrimination on the basis of disability…”









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