GANHRI addressed opening of 20th session of Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has invited GANHRI to address the opening of its 20th session with a formal statement. The statement was delivered on 27 August by GANHRI Chairperson Prof Dr Beate Rudolf, through a pre-recorded video-message. The GANHRI Statement can be found here.

In addition to the opening session, GANHRI was also invited by the Committee to be one of the panellists to an event to commemorate 10 years of activities of the Committee. This event took place on 31 August. The Public Defender of Georgia Nino Lomjaria speeched on GANHRI’s behalf, which was warmly welcomed. The CRPD Chair and OHCHR paid tribute to GANHRI and its Chairperson and all NHRIs for their active engagement with treaty bodies and CRPD in particular.