Prof. Dr. Theresia Degener, new CRPD Chairperson

Mar 23, 2017

20.03.2017: Prof. Dr. Theresa Degener, neue Vorsitzende des Fachausschusses der VN-Behindertenrechtskonvention Enlarge image (© Prof. Dr. Theresa Degener)

Prof. Dr. Theresia Degener was elected Chairperson of the panel of experts of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on 20 March, during its 70th session. On this occasion, ambassador Leendertse held a reception for panel members and further experts in this field. Thanks to her long-standing high commitment in the panel Prof. Dr. Degener enjoys an outstanding reputation.

The Permanent Mission congratulates Prof. Dr. Degener on her election and wishes her all the best and future success.

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