Informal session of civil society organizations on the Working Group on the Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities, 2013-2022

Date: 
23 Apr 2013
Location: 
Bangkok, Thailand

Civil society organizations working to promote the rights of persons with disabilities will gather at ESCAP on 23 April 2013 to decide on their representation in the Working Group on the Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities, 2013-2022.

Established by ESCAP member States based on the principle of "Nothing about us Without Us", the Working Group comprises 30 members equally divided between 15 governments and 15 civil society groups representing persons with disabilities. The Working Group will serve as an instrumental body to guide the implementation of the Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities, 2013-2022.