Organizations of persons with disabilities and other Civil Society groups in Asia and the Pacific are invited to join in responding to the questionnaire on progresses and challenges on the Second Asian and Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons, 2003-2012. Pursuant to Commission resolution 66/11 of 19 May 2010, 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 an important contribution to the preparatory process leading up to 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.
We value Civil Society’s perspective in this process.
For preparing the questionnaire response, civil society groups and organizations are encouraged to 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 <email@example.com>.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to contact Ms. Aiko Akiyama or Mr. Christian Österlind:
Ms. Aiko Akiyama, Social Affairs Officer, Social Development Division United Nations ESCAP Email: email@example.com; 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.