Twelfth Meeting of the Washington Group on Disability Statistics

23 Oct 2012 to 25 Oct 2012
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.