Online questionnaire for the report on the rights of persons with disabilities in the Americas

The IACHR is drafting a report on the rights of persons with disabilities in the Americas.

The reportís main aim is to examine the situation, paying special attention to the legal capacity of persons with disabilities, in order to come up with a general diagnosis of the main elements where progress has been made and the main pending challenges in this field.

Using this information and the most supportive applicable international standards, the Commission will draw up guidelines and make recommendations to enable States in the region to have a clearer picture of their obligations concerning persons with disabilities.

The IACHR invites civil society organizations, academics, and other stakeholders to submit information using the following questionnaire:

This questionnaire can be partially or fully completed. Research, reports, and other relevant pre-existing or published documents may also be submitted.

If you have any questions or need clarification concerning this questionnaire, please email [email protected].

The IACHR appreciates all contributions submitted as input for this report.

Submission deadline: September 15, 2022