From Recognition to Realisation of Rights: Furthering Effective Partnership for an Inclusive Pacific 2030. Pacific Disability Forum SDG-CRPD Monitoring Report 2018;

6/19/2018

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 

In the last five years, Pacific Island countries’ leaders have strengthened their commitments to tackle barriers faced by persons with disabilities, with most countries now having ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). The adoption of the 2016-2025 Pacific Regional Framework for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (PFRPD) represents another important step forward. PIC Governments have also prioritized empowering persons with disabilities as one of the issues that require collective attention in the 2017 Roadmap for Sustainable Development.

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