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Fifth Session of the Ad Hoc Committee
on a Comprehensive and Integral International
Convention on Protection and Promotion of the
Rights and Dignity of Persons with Disabilities

24 January to 4 February 2005

During its fourth session (23 August - 3 September 2004), the Ad Hoc Committee concluded a first reading of the draft text of the convention as contained in the report of the Working Group (A/AC.265/2004/WG.1) by considering the title, the structure, part of the preamble, definitions (article 3) and monitoring (article 25). The Committee also adopted the organization of work proposed by the Chairman (see annexes II and III) and conducted a review of articles 1 to 15 and 24 bis. The Committee decided to further review the draft convention at its next sessions. On 25 August, the Ad Hoc Committee had before it the report of the Coordinator on the progress of informal discussions of draft articles 4, 5, 6 and 7 (see annex IV).

The Ad Hoc Committee recommends that it continue its work in 2005 and that the dates be included in the relevant resolution to de adopted by the General Assembly in that regard at its fifty-ninth session. The Ad Hoc Committee also recommends that its fifth session be held in New York from 24 January to 4 February 2005.


Report of the Fifth Session
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Documents of the Fifth Session

Revisions and amendments proposed at the Fifth Session

Daily Summary of Discussions


Press Releases


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