First session of the Working Group on the Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities, 2013-2022
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), in cooperation with the Government of the Republic of Korea, through its Ministry of Health and Welfare, will convene the First Session of the Working Group on the Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities, 2013-2022, from 25 to 26 February 2014 in Incheon, Republic of Korea.
The Working Group is composed of 30 members, 15 from member States and 15 from civil society organizations. It is expected to provide technical advice and support to ESCAP members and associate members, to promote the full and effective implementation of the Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities, 2013-2022. Membership of the Working Group was decided by the Commission at its sixty-ninth session.
The Working Group, at its First Session, shall consider and adopt the Rules of Procedure and the draft road map for the implementation of the Incheon Strategy to “Make the Right Real” for Persons with Disabilities in Asia and the Pacific.