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Contracting Parties  >   Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities > Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 

AccessionSeptember 24, 2013
Entry into forceOctober 24, 2013

Declarations, Reservations etc.

Declaration made upon accession:
"The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela reaffirms its absolute determination to guarantee the rights and protect the dignity of persons with disabilities. Accordingly, it declares that it interprets paragraph 2 of Article 12 of the Convention to mean that in the case of conflict between that paragraph and any provisions in Venezuelan legislation, the provisions that guarantee the greatest legal protection to persons with disabilities, while ensuring their well-being and integral development, without discrimination, shall apply".