United Nations Treaties
UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
The purpose of the present Convention is to promote, protect and ensure the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by all persons with disabilities, and to promote respect for their inherent dignity.
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
OHCHR represents the world's commitment to universal ideals of human dignity. We have a unique mandate from the international community to promote and protect all human rights.