Twelfth Meeting of the Washington Group on Disability Statistics

Date: 
23 Oct 2012 to 25 Oct 2012
Location: 
Thailand

The Twelfth Meeting of the Washington Group (WG) on Disability Statistics will be held on 23-25 October 2012, at UNCC in Bangkok. ESCAP will host the meeting.
The meeting will discuss: i) the results from further analyses of data collected from countries using the WG Short measure questions, and country experiences; ii) additional work on extended set on functioning; iii) methodological issues facing the WG including the development of questions for children, and the issue of designing questions for the measurement of environmental barriers and participation; iv) summary of the country reports, and an update on other Washington Group and collaborative activities; v) WG governance issues; vi) objectives of the 13th meeting; and vii) next steps.