Expert Group Meeting on Effective Data Generation for the Incheon Strategy Indicators

Date: 
6 Nov 2013 to 7 Nov 2013
Location: 
Bangkok, Thailand

The Meeting was organized by the Social Development Division in cooperation with the Statistics Division of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

The Meeting brought together disability policy experts and statisticians from selected Governments of the Asia-Pacific region as well as representatives of concerned international organizations. It had three main objectives:

  1. Identify data collection progress, gaps and capacity-building needs to collect reliable and comparable data for the Incheon Strategy Indicators
  2. Review and provide feedback on the draft Guidebook on the Incheon Strategy Indicators
  3. Consider a framework for national action plans to collect data on the Incheon Strategy Indicators and discuss the way forward

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