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First Session of the Ad Hoc Committee

29 July to 9 August 2002

In its resolution 56/168 of 19 December 2001, the General Assembly decided to establish an Ad Hoc Committee to consider proposals for a comprehensive and integral international convention to promote and protect the rights and dignity of persons with disabilities, based on the holistic approach in the work done in the fields of social development, human rights and non-discrimination and taking into account the recommendations of the Commission on Human Rights and the Commission for Social Development. The Assembly also decided that, prior to its fifty-seventh session, the Ad Hoc Committee should hold at least one session of a duration of 10 working days.

Report of the first session (A/57/357)
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Documents of the first session



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