In 2013, the States committed to seek extension of the UK’s ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) “at the earliest appropriate opportunity”

Little progress has been made in realising the Convention or in achieving extension of the UK’s ratification. Extension is dependent, amongst other things, on discrimination legislation being in place.

In July 2020 The States of Guernsey unanimously approved the proposals for Discrimination Legislation, which now go to the drafting stage, due 2022.