News & Events

1-2 June 2017, Bangkok

Expert Group Meeting on the Outcome Document of the High-level Intergovernmental Meeting on the Midpoint Review of the Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities, 2013-2022

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 participates in “Make the Right Real” event for persons with disabilities in Brunei Darussalam

On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 3 December 2016, ESCAP participated in a “Make the Right Real” event for persons with disabilities held in Bandar Seri Begawan. The event was jointly organized by the Government of Brunei Darussalam, ESCAP and the Asia-Pacific Development Center on Disability (APCD) to celebrate the country’s ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) on 11 April 2016, and promote public awareness of the issues and challenges faced by persons with disabilities in their daily life.