Asia Pacific Regional Training in Bangkok, Thailand
From July 3 to 10, 2011, Disability Rights Promotion International (DRPI) conducted a Regional Workshop on monitoring the human rights of Persons with Disabilities in Bangkok, Thailand, the regional center of DRPI in Africa at the time. The workshop was hosted in partnership with Disabled People’s International Asia-Pacific.
Representatives of organizations of persons with disabilities from five countries in the region (Bangladesh, Cambodia, Lao, Nepal and Thailand). The organizations represented were:
- Bangladesh Protibandhi Kallyan Somity (BPKS)
- Cambodian Disabled People’s organization (CDPO)
- Lao Disabled People’s Association (LDPA)
- National Federation of the Disabled- Nepal (NFDN)
- The Council of Disabled People of Thailand.
In addition, the participants were welcomed with an inspiring thoughts to ponder from our honored guests speakers Mr. Patrik Andersson, Chief, Social Integration Section, Social Development Division, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) of Bangkok, Thailand and Ms. Kingkaew Inwang, Secretary-General of National Office for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, The Ministry of Social Development and Human Security of Bangkok, Thailand.
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Below is a list of project-specific trainings DRPI has implemented for people with disabilities on the monitoring of disability rights. Click on the project to read more about the training.