Belgian Disability Forum

Commission Wallonne de la Personne Handicapée (CWPH)

Walloon Commission for Persons with Disabilities

Level of power

Matters falling under the competence of the Walloon regional authority:

 

Composition

15 members and 15 alternate members, appointed by the Walloon government for 5 years.

 

Goals

  • Giving advice and reporting to the Walloon Council for social action and health in the field of disability and in the context of the competences of the Walloon region.
  • Giving technical advice to the Walloon government, at its request.
  • Giving advice to the Walloon Council for social action and health.
 

Partnership

The BDF consults the CWPH before taking position, at European level, on subjects that fall under the competence of the Walloon region. The BDF consulted the CWPH with regard to the following issues:

  • Participation of people with disabilities in public life (2010)
  • Alternative report of the BDF on the implementation of the UNCRPD (2014)
  • European Disability Strategy (2020)
 

Contact details

Avenue Gouverneur Bovesse 100
5100 Namur (Jambes)

Tel.: +32 (0)81 32 72 63

 

Contact person

Pauline Delbascourt - Secretariat