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Working Group of the Ad Hoc Committee on Comprehensive and Integral Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
New York, 5 - 16 January 2004


6 January 2004
English only

Organization of Work

Organization of Work
Time Mon. 5 January Tue. 6 January Wed. 7 January Thur. 8 January Fri. 9 January
10:00am - 1:00pm

1. Opening of the session

2. Adoption of the agenda

3. Organization of Work

4. Preparation of a draft text for a comprehensive and integral international convention to promote and protect the rights and dignity of persons with disabilities, including options for the elements of the text:

(a) Statement of Objectives and General Principles

4. (a) and (b) continued

4. (c) continued

4. (d) Guarantee of Specific Rights

4. (d) continued

3:00pm - 6:00pm

4. (b) General obligations of States Parties.

4. (c) Guarantee of Equality and Non-Discrimination

4. (c) continued

4. (d) continued

4. (d) continued


Time Mon. 12 January Tue. 13 January Wed. 14 January Thur. 15 January Fri. 16 January
10:00am - 1:00pm

4. (d) continued

4. (e) continued

4. (f) continued

4. (g) continued

5. continued

3:00pm - 6:00pm

4. (e) Scope of Application / Definitions

4. (f) Monitoring Mechanisms

4. (g) Preamble

5. Conclusions of the Working Group relating to its draft text of a convention

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

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