UNCRPD Articles - 9, 11, 19, 29 & 30).

Sustainable Development Goal 11:  Sustainable cities and communities.

  • The State should make sure that disabled people have better access and availability to things in all areas of life, including access to public buildings and essential information.

  • In emergencies or risky situations for everyone, like hurricanes, floods, wars, safety of the disabled people should be ensured and they should be properly protected.

  • State should ensure full inclusion of the disabled people and their participation in the community.

  • They can choose where and with whom they want to live.

  • Disabled people have the same political rights as others. Disabled people have the right to vote and be elected.

  • Disabled people have the same rights to take part in cultural life as everyone else. Recreational material and cultural activities should be made better accessible.


Article 9 (Accessibility) https://www.un.org/development/desa/disabilities/convention-on-the-rights-of-persons-with-disabilities/article-9-accessibility.html

Article 11 (Situations of risk and humanitarian emergencies)  https://www.un.org/development/desa/disabilities/convention-on-the-rights-of-persons-with-disabilities/article-11-situations-of-risk-and-humanitarian-emergencies.html

Article 19 (Living independently and being included in the community) https://www.un.org/development/desa/disabilities/convention-on-the-rights-of-persons-with-disabilities/article-19-living-independently-and-being-included-in-the-community.html

Article 29 (Participation in political and public life) https://www.un.org/development/desa/disabilities/convention-on-the-rights-of-persons-with-disabilities/article-29-participation-in-political-and-public-life.html

Article 30 (Participation in cultural life, recreation, leisure and sport) https://www.un.org/development/desa/disabilities/convention-on-the-rights-of-persons-with-disabilities/article-30-participation-in-cultural-life-recreation-leisure-and-sport.html