The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) was adopted by the General Assembly by its resolution 61/106 of 13 December 2006. It came into force on 3 May 2008 upon its 20th ratification.
Article 40 of the Convention stipulates that “The States Parties shall meet regularly in a Conference of States Parties (COSP) in order to consider any matter with regard to the implementation of the present Convention.”
Since 2008, the following are the sessions of the Conference of States Parties that meet at United Nations Headquarters in New York.
The 16th session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD (COSP16) will take place at the United Nations Headquarters, New York, from 13 to 15 June 2023.
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