Council of Europe Disability Strategy 2017-2023
The Council of Europe adopted its new Strategy on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2017-2023 on 30 November 2016.
Promoting and protecting human rights of all persons and upholding democracy and the respect of the rule of law is the core of Council of Europe work. The protection of rights, safeguarded and guaranteed under the European Convention on Human Rights, apply to all, including persons with disabilities. The new Council of Europe Strategy on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2017 – 2023 was drafted over the past year by Council of Europe member States in co-operation with civil society and other stakeholders.