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Proposal ID905
Proposal2018 Platform Amendment Proposal - United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilit
PresenterPlatform Committee Sponsored by Youth Caucus
Floor ManagerDarryl Moch
Discussion05/14/2018 - 05/27/2018
Voting05/28/2018 - 06/03/2018
Presens Quorum33 0.6666
Consens Quorum52 A Majority of Yes and No Votes


The United States is one of the few countries worldwide that has not ratified this document recognizing the rights of persons with disabilities.


To amend the GPUS Platform II. Social Justice 1. Civil Rights & Equal Rights 6. Rights of the Disabled as follows:
Current language of the platform plank:
B. Aggressively implement the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Proposed addition to follow after the current language noted above:
C. The Green Party supports the ratification of the United Nations Convention on Rights for Persons with Disabilities as well as the Optional Protocol.
(Re-lettering all of the items below it)


Approval of this proposal will amend the 2018 GPUS Platform
Platform Committee:
Bruce Hinkforth, co-chair,, 262-569-1370
Linda Cree, co-chair,, 906-942-7076
Youth Caucus: Michael Dennis

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities ...
Conference of States parties Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Ratifications and Signatures of the CRPD and Optional Protocol Civil Society Frequently Asked Questions on the Convention Negotiation Archives Status of Ratification Interactive Dashboard (OHCHR Human Rights Indicators

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