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PWDA played an ongoing important role in the development of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) between 2004 to 2006 by organising national consultations, consultations with members, attending sessions of the UN Ad Hoc Committee and supporting delegates to attend sessions of the UN Ad Hoc Committee.

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Making a Complaint under the UNCRPD

In early 2011, PWDA partnered with Queensland Advocacy Incorporated (QAI), the Australian Centre for Disability Law and the Australian Human Rights Commission to develop and deliver key modules of a professional development curriculum for disability activists advocates on making complaints under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).

Watch an Auslan introduction to the CRPD below

View more Auslan videos about the United Nations CRPD

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