Children at greatest risk of being left behind: the urban poor and children with disabilities
Where: Public Foyer (ground floor), UNCC, ESCAP, Bangkok, Thailand
When: 17 October 2018, 12:20 – 13:30 hours
The purpose of the side event is to share and highlight the child related data gaps in the South Asia and Pacific Region, and how some Governments have collected data in collaboration with UNICEF, that has influenced policies to improve the situation of the two vulnerable groups - children living with disabilities and urban poor children.
- "Leave no child behind: the urban poor and children with disabilities", presented by Melva Johnson, Chief of Program Planning and Monitoring, UNICEF-EAPRO
- "Child well-being survey in urban areas of Bangladesh", presented by A K M Ashraful Haque, Joint Director & Project Director, MSCW Project, Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics
- "Thailand Disability Survey: Collecting data on children with disabilities to inform policy", presented by Arpaporn Amonthum, National Statistical Office, Thailand
It is the side event at the Committee on Statistics, 6th session, Bangkok, Thailand, 16-19 October 2018 (https://www.unescap.org/intergovernmental-meetings/committee-statistics-...).