Hungary: CRPD shadow report and executive summary available in English and Hungarian

NGOs in Hungary have produced a shadow report which looks in detail at the level of CRPD implementation in the country. The 254-page report entitled ‘Rights of Persons with Disabilities or Disabling Rights?’ was launched at a public event in Budapest, Hungary, on 10 August 2010.
The report contains recommendations to the Hungarian government, including
  • Providing supported decision-making for the approximately 80,000 people under guardianship;
  • Amending legislation to guarantee reasonable accommodation and accessibility;
  • How to close large institutions and develop independent living;
  • How to ensure inclusive education of children with disabilities;
  • How to bring employment law in line with the CRPD. 
The shadow report has been sent to the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. It is available in English and Hungarian and can be downloaded here.
The members of the Hungarian Disability Caucus are
  • Down Association
  • Hungarian Association for Persons with Intellectual Disability (ÉFOÉSZ)
  • Hungarian Association of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (SINOSZ)
  • Hungarian Autistic Society (AOSZ)
  • Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (TASZ)
  • Mental Disability Advocacy Centre (MDAC)
  • National Federation of Disabled Persons’ Association (MEOSZ)
  • Voice of Soul Association
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