Singapore has deposited the UNCRPD instrument of ratification in New York. The Convention will come into effect for Singapore on 18 August 2013.
Singapore first signed the Convention in November 2012 to signal our intent to accede to the Convention. Upon ratification, Singapore joins 132 other countries which have committed to ensuring that persons with disabilities are treated equally with dignity and respect. Please refer to Annexes A and B for more information.