A national consultation on disability statistics and Incheon Strategy indicators was organized by ESCAP in Nay Pyi Taw from 27 to 29 June 2017 in cooperation with the Union Government of Myanmar through the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement. The purpose of the consultation was to review the national statistical system from disability perspective and assess the progress, challenges and gaps in Myanmar’s disability policy and data collection.
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The Social Development Division of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) organized an Expert Group Meeting to review the draft version of the Outcome Document to be adopted at the upcoming High-level Intergovernmental Meeting on the Midpoint Review of the Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities, 2013-2022.
ESCAP and the Government of India jointly organized a three-day national stakeholder consultation on Incheon Strategy indicators and disability statistics in New Delhi from 15 to 17 March 2017.
The Fourth Session of the Working Group on the Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities was held from 1 to 2 March 2017 in Bangkok at the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC).
ESCAP co-organized with the Government of Georgia a national stakeholder consultation on disability statistics in Tbilisi from 17 to 19 January 2017.