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Singapore is committed to the same rights as people with disabilities and takes responsibility for protecting the interests of people with disabilities in the areas highlighted by the agreement. Singapore submitted its first report to the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on 13 July 2016. The first report highlights cooperation between government authorities, volunteer associations and other partners to make Singapore a caring and inclusive society. The Committee`s general observations and final observations on each State report to the Committee show areas of convergence and divergence among the eighteen experts, for example in this regard. B on inclusive education and independent living. [Clarification needed] [46] [47] In its short existence, the Committee issued seven general observations[48] as of August 19, 2020[update] and more than 100 final observations on state reports. The optional protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is an ancillary agreement with the Convention that allows its contracting parties to recognize the jurisdiction of the Disability Rights Committee to review complaints from persons with disabilities. [40] The text relies to a large extent on the optional protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. In 2001, at the 56th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Mexico began negotiations with the active support of GRULAC (Latin American regional group). When support for an agreement failed in 2002 due to opposition to WeOG, New Zealand played a key role in achieving a supraregional impulse.

From 2002 to 2003, New Zealand mediated as Chairman of the Special Committee and negotiated a consensus agreement in August 2006, in close cooperation with other members of the Committee, Jordan, Costa Rica, the Czech Republic and South Africa, as well as with Korea and Mexico. Several observers spoke of the „value-seeking behaviour“ of governments, national human rights institutions and NON-governmental ORGANISATIONS. [16] Article 23 of the Convention prohibits the forced sterilization of persons with disabilities and guarantees their right to adopt children. . 2. States parties maintain, strengthen, designate or establish within the State party, in accordance with their legal and administrative systems, a framework, including, where appropriate, one or more independent mechanisms for promoting, protecting and monitoring the application of this Convention. In appointing or establishing such a mechanism, States Parties take into account the principles of the status and functioning of national institutions for the protection and promotion of human rights. (b) respect internationally recognized standards for the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms and ethical principles when collecting and using statistics.

The bodies created under the Human Rights Treaty are committees of independent experts to oversee the implementation of international human rights treaties. They are created in accordance with the provisions of the treaty they control. States parties take all appropriate measures to ensure that persons with disabilities can exercise the right to freedom of expression, including freedom, information and ideas on an equal footing with others and through all forms of communication of their choice, as defined in Article 2 of this Convention, to seek, receive and transmit. , including: „Discrimination on the basis of disability“: any distinction, exclusion or restriction due to a disability that has the purpose or effect of altering or nullulating the recognition, enjoyment or exercise, on an equal footing, of all human rights and fundamental freedoms in political, economic, social, cultural, civil or other territories.