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UN System

The Secretariat for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (SCRPD) falls within the Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA). It serves as a focal point on disability issues within the United Nations system.

The Statistics Division of UNDESA brings statistical information compiled by the entire UN system; see Disability Statistics by countries and by topics.


International Instruments

Other Resources