Asia-Pacific Regional Launch of the Campaign for the Good Treatment of Girls, Boys and Adolescents with Disabilities

25 Sep 2018
Bangkok, Thailand

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) is proud to have hosted the first regional launch of the Global Campaign for the ‘Good Treatment of Girls, Boys and Adolescents with Disabilities in the World’, at the United Nations Conference Centre on 25 September 2018.

The awareness raising campaign launched ‘the 10 principles for my protection, well-being and development as a girl, boy or adolescent with disabilities’, which aims to promote the good treatment of children and adolescents with disabilities.

The regional launch was organized by ESCAP and the Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General on Disability and Accessibility with the support of the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities under the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security of the Royal Thai Government, the Embassy of the Republic of Chile to the Kingdom of Thailand, the UN Special Representative of the Secretary General on Violence Against Children, the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), and UN Women.