New Reports and Actions on The Asian and Pacific Decade of Disabiled Persons

January 15, 2013
Source: UN ESCAP

I am pleased to inform you that the publication titled “Disability at a Glance 2012: Strengthening the evidence base in Asia and the Pacific” is available at < http://www.unescap.org/sdd/publications/DG2012/SDD-Disability-Glance-2012.pdf
>. This fourth edition stresses the urgent need to work towards a
>greater
common understanding of disability, related data and data collection practices.

I am also pleased to inform you that the publication on the “Incheon Strategy to ‘Make the Right Real’ for Persons with Disabilities in Asia and the Pacific”, which was adopted by Governments at the High-level Intergovernmental Meeting on the Final Review of the Implementation of the Asian and Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons, 2003-2012, is also available at < http://www.unescap.org/sdd/publications/IncheonStrategy/Incheon-Strategy.pdf
>.

Please be informed that brief profiles of all Champions and Promoters are available at http://unescapsdd.org/asia-pacific-disability-champions-award>.

I would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude for your support.

We look forward to working closely with you in the implementation of the new Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities, 2013-2022.

With best wishes for the New Year,

Nanda Krairiksh
Director
Social Development Division
ESCAP