South Korea represents UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
President Kim Mi-yeon of the Women with Disabilities Arts and Cultural Network has been elected as a member of the United Nations (UN) Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Kim has extensive expertise in human rights and strong support from the South Korean government. She is the first South Korean woman to become a member of the CRPD.
The South Korean government plans to continue to work for better representation in UN human rights mechanisms.