The Hear Our Voices Project also ensured the visibility of children with intellectual disabilities in child rights policies, legislation and practices at national, European and international levels. For this purpose, the project partners:

  • developed a policy briefing on the EU strategy on children rights from a the perspective of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, with recommendations. You can read the paper here (only in English). The paper has been presented to European Commission representatives dealing with disability and child rights issues.
  • organised a side-event meeting at the United Nations with members of both the Committee on the Rights of the Child and the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on the 26th of October. The recommendations made at the side-event are available here.