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Kummissjoni Nazzjonali Persuni b'Diżabilità

UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Malta signed the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol in March 2007. They were ratified in October 2012 and came into effect on the 9th November 2012.

Information leaflet (Maltese / English) (PDF)

KNPD - United Nations Publication

United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
(Malti / English / Faċli Biex Taqra) (PDF)

The Convention is also available in Audio (MT) format and on DVD showing Maltese Sign Language. These are available from KNPD.

KNPD has been appointed the Independent Mechanism of the CRPD and its role is to protect, promote and monitor the implementation of the Convention. In line with Article 33.2, it must carry this work according to the 'Principles relating to the status of national institutions', also known as the Paris Principles. These principles can be viewed here.

Report on the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Malta. (EN)(PDF)

Implementation table. (MT/EN)(PDF)