What is the UNCRPD?

UNCRPD is an international agreement drawn up by states with the involvement of disabled people which affirms that people with disabilities have the same rights as everyone else. The Convention was ratified on 8 June 2009 by the United Kingdom. This means the government is legally bound to protect the human rights of its people with disabilities. Read more

Monitoring & Implementation of the UNCRPD

Since the UK ratified to the UNCRPD in 2008 Disability Action has been working with disabled people and organisations to monitor the implementation of the Convention in Northern Ireland. Read more

How can the UNCRPD help you?

People often ask us how the UNCRPD can help them. Read more