The Swiss Disability and Development Consortium (SDDC) officially submitted an Alternative Report to the UN-CRPD Committee, in view of the upcoming Review of Switzerland on the 9th and 10th of March, 2022. The report provides an alternative view on the official response by the Swiss Government on the List of Issues submitted on 25 September 2020. It highlights some key gaps where CRPD implementation in Swiss international cooperation and humanitarian action is still lacking.
The report outlines five recommended Concluding Observations for consideration by the CRPD Committee. These recommendations relate to Articles 6 (women with disabilities), 11 (situations of risk and humanitarian emergencies), 31 (statistics and data collection) and 32 (international cooperation) of the Convention.