Regional Preparatory Meeting for the High-level Intergovernmental Meeting on the Final Review of the Implementation of the Asian and Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons, 2003-2012

Date: 
14 Mar 2012 to 16 Mar 2012
Location: 
Bangkok, Thailand

The ESCAP Social Development Division organized the Regional Preparatory Meeting for the High-level Intergovernmental Meeting on the Final Review of the Implementation of the Asian and Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons, 2003-2012 (Bangkok, 14-16 March 2012), bringing together representatives of Governments of the ESCAP membership, civil society entities and members of the United Nations system to:

(a) Review the roadmap leading up to the High-level Intergovernmental Meeting on the Final Review of the Implementation of the Asian and Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons, 2003-2012;
(b) Follow up on the recommendation of the Committee on Social Development, at its second session (19-21 October 2010), for the Commission to proclaim, at it sixty-eighth session, a new decade to promote the rights of persons with disabilities, 2013-2022.