Senate about to vote on International Treaty

The Senate is going into Executive Session to, what I assume, hash out this Treaty (Document 112-7) Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; a treaty that 36 Republicans signed a letter opposing international treaties during lame-duck session.  There are Republicans that believe the Treaty could be a threat to U.S. sovereignty.


Questions that arise for me are:

1. what else is in this Treaty that’s not being talked about in open session; does Treaty have a hidden agenda?
2. why would this Treaty take precedence over the other more urgent matters on the Congressional plate?
3. a first-bourne test for international law or “international liberal order” progression spoken about on other C-SPAN programs?