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Panel Discussion on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - 23rd Meeting, 37th Regular Session Human Rights Council
7 Mar 2018 -  Annual interactive debate on the rights of persons with disabilities
Theme: Article 13 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on access to justice

Chair: H.E. Mr. Evan P. Garcia, Vice-President of the Human Rights Council
Opening statement: Ms. Kate Gilmore, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights

Panellists:
• Ms. María Soledad Cisternas, Special Envoy of the Secretary-General on Disability and Accessibility
• Ms. Catalina Devandas Aguilar, Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
• Ms. Theresia Degener, Chair of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
• Mr. Oumarou Siddo Nouhou, African Disability Forum and International Disability Alliance
• Ms. Ana Peláez Narváez, Executive Vice-President of CERMI Women’s Foundation and Vice-President of the European Disability Forum
A/HRC/37/25

Item: 3 - Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development
37th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

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