Statement by Pakistan on behalf of the OIC Member States- Clustered ID: Special Rapporteur on Persons with Disabilities and Independent Expert on Albinism 34th Session of the Human Rights Council (3 March 2017)

  Mr. President, I am making this statement on behalf of OIC member states. We have taken note of the reports of the Special Rapporteur on Persons with Disabilities and Independent Expert on Albinism. The OIC attaches great importance to the rights of person with disabilities and has addressed it in its various declarations and…

Comments by Pakistan during the Interactive Dialogue with Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (34 session of HRC) 3rd March 2017

Mr. President,   We take note with appreciation of report of the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with disabilities, which focuses on guidance for States on how to ensure the provision of different forms of rights-based support and assistance for persons with disabilities, in consultation with them.   International human rights law requires…

Statement by Pakistan on behalf of the OIC Member States, Annual debate on Rights of Persons with Disabilities 34th Session of the Human Rights Council 3 March 2016

Mr. President; Pakistan makes this statement on behalf of OIC member states.  From the outset, let us congratulate and thank the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on compiling a thought provoking and comprehensive report on the topic of “Equality and non-discrimination under article 5 of the Convention on the Rights…

Statement by Pakistan on behalf of the OIC Member States, Annual debate on Rights of Persons with Disabilities 34th Session of the Human Rights Council 3 March 2016

Mr. President;   Pakistan makes this statement on behalf of OIC member states.  From the outset, let us congratulate and thank the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on compiling a thought provoking and comprehensive report on the topic of “Equality and non-discrimination under article 5 of the Convention on the…