Asia and the Pacific
Goal 3 of the Pacific Framework for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities seeks to:
Develop leadership and an enabling environment for rights-based disability-inclusive development.
(a.) Support CRPD training for political and community leaders as well as government ministries;
(b.) Support leadership capacity building through DPOs, particularly for women with disabilities;
(c.) Support the development, review, and strengthening of CRPD compliant national policy and legislation;
(d.) Strengthen the representation of persons with disabilities in all relevant decision-making bodies and ensure their active involvement in the development and monitoring of any policies and legislation affecting them.
(i.) Political, civil society, church, faith-based organizations, educational, private sector, traditional and women leaders are trained on the CRPD;
(ii.) All Government focal point officers for persons with disabilities are trained on the CRPD;
(iii.) Five FICs establish parliamentary sub-committees on disabilities;
(iv.) Women with disabilities appointed to leadership positions within government ministries, PSOs, DPOs, and CSOs;
(v.) National law reform processes are undertaken to harmonize national policies and legislation with the CRPD;
(vi.) Regional model legislative provisions are developed to guide the national development of CRPD compliant legal frameworks.