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Revisions and Amendments - 4th Session

Proposed modifications by Governments

(Proposals on the draft text made at the Fourth Session and submitted to the UN Secretariat are posted below.
For more information please contact enable@un.org)

Proposed changes to draft articles

African Group
Australia
Bahrain
Cameroon
Canada
Chile
China
European Union
India
Israel
Japan
Kenya
Korea, Republic of
Mexico
New Zealand
Palestine
South Africa
Sudan
Thailand


First reading

Updated Compilation of proposed revisions and amendments made by
the members of the Ad Hoc Committee to the draft text presented by the
Working Group (Annex II of the Report of the Third Session of the Ad Hoc Committee)

As updated on 26 August 2004 - (MS Word)



Review of Articles 1 - 15 and 24bis

Compilation by Articles ( MS Word )

Draft Article 1: PURPOSE
Draft Article 2: GENERAL PRINCIPLES
Draft Article 3: DEFINITIONS
Draft Article 4: GENERAL OBLIGATIONS
Draft Article 5: PROMOTION OF POSITIVE ATTITUDES TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
Draft Article 6: STATISTICS AND DATA COLLECTION
Draft Article 7: EQUALITY AND NON-DISCRIMINATION
Draft Article 8: RIGHT TO LIFE
Draft Article 9: EQUAL RECOGNITION AS A PERSON BEFORE THE LAW
Draft Article 10: LIBERTY AND SECURITY OF THE PERSON
Draft Article 11: FREEDOM FROM TORTURE OR CRUEL, INHUMAN OR DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT
Draft Article 12: FREEDOM FROM VIOLENCE AND ABUSE
Draft Article 13: FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AND OPINION, AND ACCESS TO INFORMATION
Draft Article 14: RESPECT FOR PRIVACY, THE HOME AND THE FAMILY
Draft Article 15: LIVING INDEPENDENTLY AND BEING INCLUDED IN THE COMMUNITY
Draft Article 16: CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES
Draft Article 17: EDUCATION
Draft Article 18: PARTICIPATION IN POLITICAL AND PUBLIC LIFE
Draft Article 19: ACCESSIBILITY
Draft Article 20: PERSONAL MOBILITY
Draft Article 21: RIGHT TO HEALTH AND REHABILITATION
Draft Article 22: RIGHT TO WORK
Draft Article 23: SOCIAL SECURITY AND AN ADEQUATE STANDARD OF LIVING
Draft Article 24: PARTICIPATION IN CULTURAL LIFE, RECREATION, LEISURE AND SPORT
Draft Article 24 bis: INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION
Draft Article 25: MONITORING

Consolidation of Proposals submitted by the Facilitator

 


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