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The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has published its findings on the following countries which it examined during its latest session from 11 March to 5 April: Cuba, Niger, Norway, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Spain, Turkey, and Vanuatu.

The findings cover how the respective State is doing with regard to the rights of persons with disabilities, detailing positive developments, main areas of concern, and recommendations for action. The findings, officially known as concluding observations, can now be found online.

The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is composed of 18 international independent experts, who monitor implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

The Committee will next meet from 26 August to 20 September 2019 in Geneva to review Albania, Australia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Greece, India, Iraq, Kuwait, and Myanmar. More information may be found here.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).