UN Convention Indicators

1. Newly constructed buildings

Accessibility should be based on widely known and respected sets of criteria. This ensures both that it meets the interest of all persons with disabilities, and that it conforms to…

2. Time frame for existing buildings

Accessibility should be based on widely known and respected sets of criteria. This ensures both that it meets the interest of all persons with disabilities, and that it conforms to…

3. Urban transport system

Any exceptions qualify for ‘Yes – with Qualifications’. Accessibility must, however, include both blind persons and those persons with mental or intellectual disabilities. A very important issue here is that…

4. Emergency early warning system

Systems that could be in place include: city lights, SMS-services, email services etc. But any existing system should not be limited to either radio or public address systems/sirens - in…

5. Sign language recognition

Click here to add your own text 34.3% of respondents replied Yes, and 32.2% affirmed sign language is either only recognised in some courts, people with hearing impairment have no right…

6. Publicly available websites

“Public sector bodies” means the State, regional or local authorities, bodies or associations governed by public law. “Websites of publicly available services” means a website used to deliver a service…

7. Inclusive primary education

Persons with disabilities must not be excluded from mainstream education - whether primary or secondary. Mainstream education must be both inclusive and of quality. All necessary support must be provided…

9. Data on university graduates

Please describe, if possible, how identification of such students has been made as, for example, many students with invisible disabilities choose not to self-identify at university level.  An outstanding 63% of…

10. Accommodation in the workplace

For employees with disabilities both to work, and to work effectively for their employers, such accommodations will need to be made in the work place. Obliging such action on the…

11. Data on state employment

While the question is about the availability of this figure, the figure itself is also important. If such a figure is available, please provide it, together with a source and,…

12. Increase in employment

The question refers only to employment in companies that are required by law to employ persons with disabilities. The answer is 'No' if no figures are available. Without figures it…

13. Data on education and employment

This question refers only to whether such statistics are published or not. And to their quality. It does not refer to what the statistics actually tell us about one state…

14. Umbrella organization existing and funded

36% of respondents confirmed such an organisation exists, representing over 50% of associations for people with disability and receives directly public funding, while 35% stated that such an organisation exists…

15. CRPD focal points installed

For those states that have ratified the Convention, in line with Article 33, Paragraph 1, ‘State Parties’ need to designate one or more ‘focal points’ within government ‘for matters relating…

16. UN CRPD accessible format

Plain Language has to include symbols and pictures for easier understanding. 50% of negative replies confirmed there is no available accessible format on an official state website. Highlighted obstacles in making…