CRPD concluding observations 2017, paragraph 27

UN recommendation

Plain English recommendation

Government should: Introduce an action plan to challenge perceptions of disabled people not having ‘a good and decent life’, and to recognise disabled people as equals. Ensure disabled people have full access to life-sustaining treatment and care.

Original UN recommendation

The Committee recommends that the State party adopt a plan of action aimed at eliminating perceptions towards persons with disabilities as not having “a good and decent life” and recognizing persons with disabilities as equal to others and part of the diversity of humankind. It also recommends that the State party ensure access to life-sustaining treatment and/or care.

Date of UN examination


UN article number

10 (right to life)

Last updated on 19/11/2020