04/22/2016 | The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities released, on April 22, the ‘Concluding Observations’ on the initial report of Portugal which contains several recommendations on how Portugal can improve the promotion and protection of rights of persons with disabilities.
The UN Committee considered the initial report of Portugal on 29 and 30 of March 2016, during the 15th Session on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (29 Mar 2016 - 21 Apr 2016, Geneva).
»» 'Concluding Observations' (only available in Spanish and English) - click here
»» Sessions on the evaluation of Portugal by the UN Committee (29 and 30 March) - click here
»» Website of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - click here
"A large number" of people with disabilities are deprived of basic rights
in PÚBLICO (22-04-2016)