European Union ratifies the UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities
European Union ratifies the UN CRPD
The ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities by European Union on 23 December 2010 has increased the number of the States Parties to the CRPD to 97 while the Optional Protocol has 60 ratifications.
The number of signatures of the Convention is 147 while the Optional Protocol has 90 signatures.
Disability Monitor Initiative in South East Europe is managed by the Center for Society Orientation – COD (Centar za orijentaciju društva).
The mandate of COD is to support capacity building of local actors in the Republic of Serbia and other countries of Southeast Europe during transition period, in order to enable all marginalized groups, with a special focus on people with disabilities, enjoying their fundamental human rights and equal opportunities.