A Voice of Our Own: April 2007

Volume 25 Issue 2

Canada Signs UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

On Friday, 30 March 2007, Canada signed the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (CRPD), the first human rights convention of this century. CCD's Steve Estey, a member of the Canadian delegation to the United Nations (UN), was present at the UN to witness this historic event. Steve is the Chairperson of CCD's International Development Committee.

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