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The frameworks to promote, protect and monitor the implementation of the
Convention include one or more independent mechanisms, as appropriate, that take into
account the principles relating to the status and functioning of the national institutions for
protection and promotion of human rights (Paris Principles);
7.
Encourages States parties to share information with the Office of the High
Commissioner on the decisions taken regarding focal points, coordination mechanisms and
monitoring frameworks for the implementation and monitoring of the Convention;
8.
Reaffirms that civil society, in particular persons with disabilities and their
representative organizations, should be involved and participate fully in the monitoring
process of the Convention;
9.
Encourages States to ensure that the mandates of Government focal points,
coordination mechanisms and monitoring frameworks include promoting awareness of the
Convention and that these bodies are adequately resourced;
10.
Encourages States and regional integration organizations to facilitate and
support capacity-building, including through the exchange and sharing of information,
experiences and best practices on national implementation and monitoring of the
Convention, in line with the recognition of the importance of international cooperation and
its promotion in support of national efforts for the realization of the rights of persons with
disabilities;
11.
Encourages States, between and among themselves and, as appropriate, in
partnership with relevant international and regional organizations and civil society to ensure
that international cooperation, including international development programmes, is
inclusive of and accessible to persons with disabilities;
12.
Decides to continue to integrate the rights of persons with disabilities into its
work, in accordance with its resolution 7/9;
13.
Also decides that its next annual interactive debate on the rights of persons
with disabilities will be held at its sixteenth session, and that it will focus on the role of
international cooperation in support of national efforts to realize the purpose and objectives
of the Convention;
14.
Requests the Office of the High Commissioner to prepare a study to enhance
awareness of the role played by international cooperation in support of national efforts for
the realization of the purpose and objectives of the Convention, in consultation with
relevant stakeholders, including States, regional organizations, including regional
integration organizations, the Special Rapporteur on disability of the Commission for
Social Development, civil society organizations, including organizations of persons with
disabilities, and national human rights institutions, and requests that the study be made
available on the website of the Office of the High Commissioner, in an accessible format,
prior to the sixteenth session of the Council;
15.
Encourages organizations of persons with disabilities, national monitoring
bodies and human rights institutions to participate actively in the debate referred to in
paragraph 13 above, as well as in regular and special sessions of the Council and its
working groups;
16.
Requests the Secretary-General to continue to ensure that the Office of the
High Commissioner, in its mandates on the rights of persons with disabilities, and the
Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities are adequately resourced for the
fulfilment of their tasks;
17.
Reiterates the commitment of States to ensure accessibility for all persons
with disabilities to the physical, social, economic and cultural environment, to health,
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