8th Workability Asia Conference

The Social Development Division (SDD) delivered the opening statement at the 8th Workability Asia Conference in Pattaya, Thailand, 8 July 2015.  The Conference was organized by Workability Thailand, and the Redemptorist Foundation, with support extended by the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security, and the Ministry of Labor, Government of Thailand.


Preparatory mission for information accessibility workshop

The Social Development Division (SDD) conducted a preparatory mission to Shanghai, China, to meet with the Shanghai China Disabled Persons' Federation and the Shanghai Public Library to discuss the details of the upcoming ESCAP workshop on information accessibility, to be held 15 to 17 December 2015. The focus of the workshop is to strengthen the capacity of member States to ensure the provision of accessible, available and affordable information for persons with diverse disabilities.