[CEUD-ICT] CRPD enters into force in ireland

Joshue O Connor - InterAccess josh at interaccess.ie
Fri Apr 20 20:25:52 IST 2018

Yes, there is little fanfare for any of these things these days.

That not-with-standing - this new is still welcome.



Gerry Ellis wrote:
> Hi,
> It seems to have passed almost un-noticed that Ireland formally ratified the
> UN convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) on March 20
> and it entered into force in Ireland yesterday, April 19.
> This is far from the end of the story or the end to the struggle for those
> of us with disabilities, but it is an important milestone.
> Every country in the EU and the EU itself in its own right have now ratified
> the CRPD. 177 countries or groupings like the EU have now ratified.
> See details on date of signature, date of ratification and list of
> reservations and declarations at:
> https://treaties.un.org/Pages/ViewDetails.aspx?src=TREATY&mtdsg_no=IV-15&cha
> pter=4&clang=_en
> Take care,
> Gerry Ellis
> If you don't know where you're going,
> How will you know when you get there?
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Joshue O Connor
Director | InterAccess.ie
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