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Date : January 31, 2018
Report of SR on the rights of persons with disabilities
   http://www.un.org/en/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/HRC/37/56/Add.1 [18]



Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities on her visit to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Note by the Secretariat

The Secretariat has the honour to transmit to the Human Rights Council the report of the  Special  Rapporteur  on  the  rights  of  persons  with  disabilities,  Catalina  Devandas Aguilar,  on  her  mission  to  the  Democratic People’s Republic of Korea from 3 to 8 May 2017.  In  her  report,  the  Special  Rapporteur  explores  issues  relating  to  her  mandate  in  the light  of  the  Convention  on  the  Rights  of  Persons  with  Disabilities  and  other  international human  rights  instruments.  On  the  basis  of  the  information  gathered  prior  to,  during  and after  the  visit,  she  reflects  on  the  situation  of  persons  with  disabilities  in  the  Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. She emphasizes gaps, shortcomings and areas where technical cooperation  would  be  beneficial.  Her  recommendations  aim  to  advance  the  rights  of persons with disabilities in the country.

United Nations 
A/HRC/37/56/Add.1







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