ANALYSIS OF THE JURISPRUDENCE OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

  • Zaneta Poposka

Abstract

The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities established


with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with


Disabilities adopted on 13 December 2006 is the main human rights


treaty body dealing with the rights of persons with disabilities. The


Committee under the Optional Protocol of the abovementioned


Convention is mandated inter alia to receive and consider


communications from or on behalf of individuals or groups of individuals


subject to jurisdiction of concrete State Party to the Optional Protocol


who claim to be a victim of a violation by that State Party of the


provisions of the Convention. This paper explores the modality of the


work of the Committee dealing with admissibility of the communications


and the merits, and the legal nature of its suggestions and


recommendations submitted to the State Party concerned and to the


petitioners. Furthermore, the paper analyses in total the jurisprudence of


the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities till nowadays


and its adopted views on variety of articles of the Convention. Finally,


the paper presents ways forward in increasing the importance of the


adopted views of the Committee in safeguarding the fundamental rights


enshrined in the Convention. The text uses the jurisprudence of the


Committee as well as reports and analysis that have been developed on


the same subject matter.

Published
May 21, 2019
How to Cite
POPOSKA, Zaneta. ANALYSIS OF THE JURISPRUDENCE OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES. Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference "Social Changes in the Global World", [S.l.], v. 1, n. 5, p. 199-219, may 2019. Available at: <http://js.ugd.edu.mk/index.php/scgw/article/view/2931>. Date accessed: 15 aug. 2020.