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CRPD concluding observations 2017, paragraph 63

UN recommendation

Plain English recommendation

Government should:

(a) Ratify and implement the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled.

(b) Develop and fund an action plan ensuring disabled people have access to all sports facilities and heritage sites.


Original UN recommendation

The Committee recommends that the State party:

(a) Take all necessary steps to ratify and implement the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled as soon as possible.

(b) Adopt a concrete plan of action, with resources and measurable objectives, to implement legislation, regulation and standardization to ensure that persons with disabilities have access to inclusive participation in all sports facilities and heritage sites, including UNESCO heritage sites.

Date of UN examination

03/10/2017

UN article number

30 (participation in cultural life, recreation, leisure and sport)

Last updated on 08/10/2019