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Article 4, General obligations sub a, b and c CRPD

1. States Parties undertake to ensure and promote the full realization of all human rights and fundamental freedoms for all persons with disabilities without discrimination of any kind on the basis of disability. To this end, States Parties undertake: a. To adopt all appropriate legislative, administrative and other measures for the implementation of the rights recognized in the present Convention; b. To take all appropriate measures, including legislation, to modify or abolish existing laws, regulations, customs and practices that constitute discrimination against persons with disabilities; c. To take into account the protection and promotion of the human rights of persons with disabilities in all policies and programmes; ...

Prepared by Janina Arsenjeva, under the direction of Professor Lisa Waddington - January 2016.  This year's report follows the structure introduced in 2014 that is based on the 8 themes of the EDS 2010-2020. The review is a compilation of almost 300 instruments that are (or could be) relevant to the development of the European disability policy and includes, for the first time, references to the Concluding Observations of the CRPD Committee to the EU adopted in September 2015.   
Date: 4 November 2016. Topics
Prepared by Janina Arsenjeva, under the direction of Professor Lisa Waddington. On behalf of the Academic Network of European Disability experts (ANED) - November 2014
Date: 28 May 2015. Topics
Prepared by Janina Arsenjeva, under the direction of Prof. Lisa Waddington,on behalf of the Academic Network of European Disability experts (ANED) - December 2012
Date: 10 October 2013. Topics
Prepared by Janina Arsenjeva, under the direction of Prof. Lisa Waddington,on behalf of the Academic Network of European Disability experts (ANED) - December 2011
Date: 6 November 2012. Topics
Prepared by Janina Arsenjeva, under the direction of Prof. Lisa Waddington,on behalf of the Academic Network of European Disability experts (ANED)
Date: 6 January 2012. Topics
Co-ordinated and edited by Professor Lisa Waddington on behalf of the Academic Network of European Disability experts (ANED)
Date: 6 January 2012. Topics
Prepared by Janina Arsenjeva on behalf of the Academic Network of European Disability experts (ANED) December 2009
Date: 10 February 2011. Topics