CRPD Committee elects new Chair

The Convention on th Rights of Persons with Disability (CRPD) Committee met in Geneva for its 9th session, April 15 – 19, 2013.

Inclusion International congratulates Maria Soledad Cisternas Reyes on her election as Chair of the Committee.  She is the first woman Chair of the Committee.

Ron McCallum, Theresia Degener and Carlos Rios Espinosa were elected as new Vice Chairs and new Committee member Martin Babu Mwesigwa was elected as new Rapporteur of the Committee by acclamation.