Governments in Asia and the Pacific are invited to join in responding to the questionnaire below, developed in pursuance of Commission resolution 64/8 of 30 April 2008.
Furthermore, pursuant to Commission resolution 66/11 of 19 May 2011, all members, associate members and key stakeholders are called upon to actively contribute to the preparatory process 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,” which will be hosted by the Government of the Republic of Korea at Incheon in October 2012.
Questionnaire responses will be critical for the preparation of the outcome document for the above-mentioned High-level Intergovernmental Meeting.
The Meeting will set the strategic agenda for the next phase of disability-related policies and activities in Asia and the Pacific, reflecting the region’s changing social and economic conditions.
For preparing the questionnaire response, Governments are encouraged to seek the views of concerned ministries and institutions, as well as other stakeholders, including organizations of persons with disabilities. To the extent feasible, please take into consideration the situation of persons with diverse disabilities in slum, rural and remote communities.
Please send your completed questionnaire response, with attachments, to reach the secretariat by 31 January 2012, preferably in electronic format, through the above-cited website or via e-mail to <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
The postal address for dispatch is: Attn: “Final 2nd Decade Questionnaire” Social Development Division, United Nations Building, 6B, ESCAP Rajadamnern Nok Avenue, Bangkok 10200 THAILAND
If you need clarification regarding the questionnaire, please email email@example.com to contact Ms. Aiko Akiyama or Mr. Christian Österlind:
Ms. Aiko Akiyama, Social Affairs Officer, Social Development Division United Nations ESCAP Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Tel: +66- 2-288 2315.
Mr. Christian Österlind, Consultant, Social Development Division United Nations ESCAP Tel: +66-2-2881686.
We look forward to your questionnaire response and thank you for your cooperation.