Summary Information
Full Title

2006 Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Short Title / Abbreviations


CIL Subject Classification
Citations to Text 2515 UNTS 3, 46 ILM 443 (2006), UN Doc. A/RES/61/106
Date of Adoption 13/12/2006
Place of Adoption New York, United States of America, 61st session of the United Nations General Assembly, 76th Plenary meeting
Secretariat / Relevant Authority

United Nations Division for Social Policy and Development Disability 

Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities


Secretary-General of the United Nations


Entry Into Force Status In Force
Date of Entry into Force


Entry into Force / Termination Provisions

“ARTICLE 45 – Entry into Force
1. The present Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the deposit of the twentieth instrument of ratification or accession.
2. For each State or regional integration organization ratifying, formally confirming or acceding to the present Convention after the deposit of the twentieth such instrument, the Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the deposit of its own such instrument. “

General Status 181 Parties (as of 10/12/2019)
Links to Current Status/Reservations United Nations Treaty Collection
ASEAN States
Brunei Darussalam Signature 18/12/2007
Ratification 11/04/2016
Reservation 11/04/2016
Cambodia Signature 01/10/2007
Ratification 20/12/2012
Indonesia Signature 30/03/2007
Ratification 30/11/2011
Lao PDR Signature 15/01/2008
Ratification 25/09/2009
Malaysia Signature 08/04/2008
Ratification 19/07/2010
Declaration 19/07/2010
Reservation 19/07/2010
Myanmar Accession 07/11/2011
Philippines Signature 25/09/2007
Ratification 15/04/2008
Singapore Signature 30/11/2012
Ratification 18/07/2013
Reservation 18/07/2013
Thailand Signature 30/03/2007
Ratification 29/07/2008
Declaration 29/07/2008
Withdrawal of Declaration 05/02/2015
Viet Nam Signature 22/10/2007
Ratification 05/02/2015
Other Country   
Related Instruments
Protocols / Amendments to this instrument

2006 Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

This instrument amends/supersedes

Related Instruments

2011 Bali Declaration On The Enhancement Of The Role And Participation Of The Persons With Disabilities In ASEAN Community and Mobilisation Framework of the ASEAN Decade of Persons with Disabilities (2011-2020)

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