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091222 UN OHCHR National Mechanisms for Implementation of CRPD word doc


Thematic study by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the structure and role of national mechanisms for the implementation and monitoring of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

The present study focuses on national mechanisms for the implementation and monitoring of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Chapter II provides a brief overview of the Convention and its status. Chapter III provides an overview of mechanisms and procedures for monitoring the Convention at international and national level. Chapter IV focuses on national mechanisms for the implementation and monitoring of the Convention. This chapter highlights the close relation between the concepts of implementation and monitoring contained in human rights treaties, introduces the implementation and monitoring structures envisaged in article 33 of the Convention and discusses the key characteristics and roles of each of the mechanisms. On the basis of the submissions received for this study, this report provides illustrative examples of how States parties have given effect to article 33 in their domestic framework. Chapter V sets out conclusions and recommendations for the establishment or designation of effective implementation and monitoring frameworks for the Convention at national level.