In 2001, at the 56th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Mexico began negotiations with the active support of GRULAC (Latin American regional group). When support for an agreement failed in 2002 due to opposition to WeOG, New Zealand played a key role in achieving a supraregional impulse. From 2002 to 2003, New Zealand mediated as Chairman of the Special Committee and negotiated a consensus agreement in August 2006, in close cooperation with other members of the Committee, Jordan, Costa Rica, the Czech Republic and South Africa, as well as with Korea and Mexico. Several observers spoke of the “value-seeking behaviour” of governments, national human rights institutions and NON-governmental ORGANISATIONS. [16] Un Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Tables and information on countries ratified by signature, confirmation, membership and ratification. (l) Recognising the importance of international cooperation in improving the living conditions of people with disabilities in all countries, particularly in developing countries, and) convinced that a comprehensive and integrated international convention for the promotion and protection of the rights and dignity of persons with disabilities contributes significantly to the elimination of deep social discrimination against persons with disabilities and their civil participation , political, economic, social and cultural areas with equal opportunities, both in developing and developed countries, 4. States Parties make their reports available to the public in their countries and facilitate access to the general proposals and recommendations of these reports. Article 29 stipulates that all contracting states “protect the right of persons with disabilities to vote by secret ballot in elections and referendums.” Under this provision, each State party should provide electoral facilities that would allow voters with disabilities to vote independently and in secret. Some democracies, such as.

B that the United States, Japan, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Albania or India, allow voters with disabilities to use electronic voting machines or electronic assistants to help voters with disabilities fill out ballots. In other countries, including Azerbaijan, Kosovo, Canada, Ghana, the United Kingdom and most countries in Africa and Asia, visually impaired voters can use Braille or ballot papers. Many of them, as well as other democracies, such as Chile, use adjustable offices to allow voters in wheelchairs to get close to them. Some democracies only allow another person to vote for blind or disabled voters. However, such a regulation does not guarantee the secrecy of the vote.