I believe that the EU has 'integrated' their process in relation to the UN Convention into their wider EU Disability Strategy. The EU's project of 'mainstreaming of disability issues' was seen as so close to the UN's articles, that any additional work could be embedded within the ongoing updating of the Disability Action Plan.
This is where you find (or rather don't) progress since ratification.
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University of Nottingham
On 2 Jun 2011, at 06:53, "Alison Thompson" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> i recall waiting for the australian report. i'm afraid others will have to wait for their countries, if they are signatories, to complete the inquiry process. i thought i might be able to find some information regarding 'when' but have not been able to. here under the heading "What is Periodic Reporting?" you will find the explanation of these reports
> but, if you do not know of its immanence, there is the World Report due for release shortly (though very different in angle and coverage):
> The report you are after is the responsibility of the state signatory, so chasing it up with the 'right' part of the government would be the way to go. goodluck.
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