Category: Basic Training Materials on the CRPD

  • A Presentation on the Convention in Brief
    • This powerpoint presentation has been developed as a tool to assist in awareness-raising of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Includes presenter's notes.
  • Background Paper on Human Rights for Persons with Disabilities
    • This paper describes human rights breaches of people with disabilities worldwide and the good practices to improve current breaches and calls upon countries to ratify the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilites. Word document format.
  • Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) Questions and Answers
    • This document offers frequently-asked questions about human rights and the CRPD and the answers to those questions. Word document format
  • DPI CDPD Cartillas en Español
    • Esta página conduce a una colección de docenas de "primers" en la Convención sobre los Derechos de las Personas con Discapacidad (CDPD). Cada cartilla aborda un tema diferente en relación con la CDPD.
  • DPI CRPD Primers
    • This page links to a collection of a few dozen 2-page primers on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilites (CRPD). Each primer addresses a different specific topic in relation to the CRPD, such as indigenous people with disabilities, awareness raising, right to life, and others. In English.
  • How Can We Make the UN Disability Convention Successful?
    • Covers the topics: understanding what a “State Party” is, how a country can become a State Party, what it means for a convention to “enter into force,” and what “ratification” is, why it is important, and how it can happen.
  • It's About Ability: Learning Guide on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)
    • The purpose of this guide is to empower children and young people with and without disabilities to speak out on the CRPD, to advocate for rights, and to make communities more inclusive. The activities in this guide are to be used by peer educators, teachers and other educators to facilitate learning among 12- to 18-year-olds about the Convention and how it applies to children. PDF format.
  • Making it Work Toolkits
    • The Making It Work Toolkit is a set of useful tools and information resources designed to complement each step of the Making It Work Guideline.
  • OMPH Guide sur la CDPH
    • Cette page de liens pour une collection de quelques dizaines de 2 pages sur les amorces de la CDPH. Chaque amorce aborde un sujet spécifique différent par rapport à la CDPH, comme les peuples autochtones handicapées, la sensibilisation, droit à la vie, et d'autres.
  • Organizing a Workshop on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)
    • Provides materials that are meant to help people who are thinking about organizing a workshop on the CRPD for people in their community.
  • UN Convention on the Rights of People With Disability: Implications for People From a NESB With Disability
    • This article describes the existing laws regarding the human rights of people with disabilities in Australia. It comments on the various ways ratification & implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will compliment these laws. It also discusses the consequences of ratification on people with disabilities from non-English speaking background (NESB). Word document format.
  • UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) Reader
    • This CRPD reader, developed by the Dutch Coalition on Disability and Development (DCDD), contains a selection of practical information on the CRPD such as manuals, handbooks and toolkits, published by a wide variety of organisations.
  • Understanding the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: A Handbook on the Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities
    • This handbook explains the content of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilites and gives details of what occurred during the negotiation and drafting process. It provides information on interpreting the text of the Convention and further information for its implementation at the local, national, regional, and international levels. PDF format.
  • United Nations Enable
    • This site has links to the full text of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in multiple languages, frequently asked questions about the CRPD, and information about disability-related work throughout the United Nations system.
  • World Report on Disability
    • The first World Report on Disability suggests that more than a billion people in the world today experience disability. The report provides the best available evidence about what works to overcome barriers to health care, rehabilitation, education, employment, and support services, and to create the environments which will enable people with disabilities to flourish. The report ends with a concrete set of recommended actions for governments and their partners.