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Department for Social Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities

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UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities



According to the Council of Ministers Decision dated 9/5/2012, the appropriate mechanisms for the implementation and monitoring of the UN Convention, regarding to article 33 of the Convention, are nominated as follows:
  • The Department for Social Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities as the Focal point for the implementation of the Convention.
  • The Pancyprian Council of Persons with Disabilities, which operates in the framework of Persons with Disabilities Laws 2000-2007 as advisory body, as the Coordinating Mechanism.
  • The Ombudsman and Commissioner for the Protection of Human Rights/Equality Authority as the Independent Mechanism for the promotion, protection and monitoring of the Convention.




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