meeting has been held in UN HQ in New York during the
period 2nd – 4th Sep. 2009 under
the motto “the legislative procedures for the convention
implementation”. Some speeches delivered by the
conference chairperson, Deputy of UN General Secretary,
the chairperson of monitoring committee and civil
society organizations representative. Then the states
members delivered their speeches, Sudan diplomatic
delegation in New York delivered Sudan speech.
discussed many working papers that included:
Facilitation of PWDs access to the public services,
information and communication.
Equality and the law, facilitation access to justice
and assistance in decision making.
impact of the global economic crisis – the poverty
and convention implementation.
Enlightenment by the UN CPWDs related agencies on
the implementation situation.
agreed to hold the 3rd meeting on the 1st
week of sep. 2010, 6 members will be elected for UN
monitoring committee (instead of those who have
completed their term). In addition to that, other 6
members will be elected for the same committee after
increasing the members from 12 to 18, that would be
applied after the states members reach 80 members.
accompanied with some side events as enlightenment on
the convention, identifying of the legislations,
legislative procedures to transmit from guardianship
mode to assistance mode in decision making, reading of
article 12 in CRPWDs, respond to children and youth
needs in CRPWDs implementation, realizing the MDGs,
support the agenda of PWDs in development and global
design of buildings for accessibility.
Osama Abdalla – JASMAR Executive Director – represented
JASMAR in this event.