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9–27 Mar 2020
Palais des Nations
Europe/Zurich timezone

Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland
Geneva, Switzerland

Information on COVID-19 (coronavirus) for meeting participants at UNOG click here

3 March 2020: CRPD 23rd session (9 – 27 March 2020) and 13th pswg (30 March – 4 April) are expected to take place without changes.

Remote participation through Videoconference is encouraged, please let us know as soon as possible if you would like to use this possibility by contacting crpd@ohchr.org

Please note that given the circumstances, the situation is changing rapidly and this guidance might need to be supplemented or complemented quite soon.


The Committee will examine the following countries at its 23rd session:

  • States Parties Reports

    Bangladesh, Djibouti, Estonia, Hungary, Lao People's Democratic Republic and  Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)


- Please see the programme of work to know which meetings are open to public or not:

  • Briefings related to countries take place during private meetings as indicated in the note to stakeholders (Please see the note on the left side of this webpage if you want to attend as ODPs, CSOs, NHRIs and IMFs).
  • The badge doesn't provide you the possibility to enter to closed meetings.

- Please upload a photo passport format ONLY, otherwise the badge cannot be issued.

- Please note that the badge will be issued only after a verification from UN Security in Pregny Geneva

- Please note that the CRPD Secretariat doesn't provide with any visa support letter. Please contact the Permanent Mission of your country in Geneva. 

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How to pick up your badge

In order to get your badge, please bring the confirmation of registration which includes the QR code, with a valid ID bearing a photograph, and appear in person at the security of Pregny Gate (Street address: 8 - 14 avenue de la Paix, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland - which is at Palais des Nations - just opposite the ICRC) - (Bus stop : Appia).