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Subject: International human rights instruments, Convention on the Political Rights of Women, European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, Inter-American Convention on Forced Disappearance of Persons, American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man
Collection: 1999 in Guatemala, Anti-Discrimination Treaties, Disability Rights, Organization of American States Treaties, Treaties Concluded in 1999, Treaties Entered Into Force in 2001, Treaties of Argentina, Treaties of Bolivia, Treaties of Brazil, Treaties of Chile, Treaties of Colombia, Treaties of Costa Rica, Treaties of Ecuador, Treaties of El Salvador, Treaties of Guatemala, Treaties of Haiti, Treaties of Honduras, Treaties of Mexico, Treaties of Nicaragua, Treaties of Panama, Treaties of Paraguay, Treaties of Peru, Treaties of the Dominican Republic, Treaties of Uruguay, Treaties of Venezuela
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Inter-American Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities

Inter-American Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities
Signed 8 June 1999
Location Guatemala City, Guatemala
Effective 14 September 2001
Condition 6 ratifications
Signatories 20
Parties 19
Depositary General Secretariat of the Organization of American States
Languages English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish

The Inter-American Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities is a regional disabilities into society through legislation, social initiatives and educational programmes. It entered into force on 14 September 2001.

As of 2013, 19 states have ratified the convention.[1]

See also

UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

References

  1. ^ OAS, Signatories and Ratifications

External links

  • Text of the treaty (English, Spanish)
  • Text of the treaty (Portuguese)
  • Parties
  • Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
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