UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)
The Scottish Government’s Draft Delivery Plan 2016-2020 has now been published. This document sets out the Scottish Government’s approach to implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD).
The consultation will run until the 4th of January 2016. It is running alongside a similar document from COSLA (Convention of Scottish Local Authorities) which is a membership organisation for Scottish local authorities.
The two separate documents reflect the difference in the roles and responsibilities of the two organisations:
There are also accessible documents available on the Scottish Governments website at:
LCiL Is working in partnership with Scottish Government, local authorities and other Disabled People’s Organisations across the country to ensure disabled people’s views feed in to both pieces of work.
We will announce in the autumn how we intend to do this, most likely by publishing a briefing paper and hosting an event.
Please keep checking our website for updates and sign-up if you haven’t already to our mailing list by contacting us on 0131 475 2350.
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