Details of the Organization

NameAsia-Pacific Development Cetner on Disability
Organization TypeInternational Non-governmental Organization
Disability TypeCross-disability
AddressAPCD Building, 255, Rajvithi, Rajthevi, Bangkok 10400
Contact PersonDirector
Brief Introduction

The "Asia-Pacific Development Center on Disability" (APCD) is a regional center on disability established in Bangkok, Thailand as a legacy of the Asia and Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons 1993-2002, under joint collaboration of the Government of Japan and the Royal Thai Government.APCD has been endorsed by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission of Asia and the Pacific as a regional cooperative base for its Biwako Millennium Framework for Action towards an Inclusive,Barrier-free and Rigths-based Society for Persons with Disabilities in the Asian and Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons,2003-2012.

The APCD project was implemented in Bangkok on 1 August 2002 through the technical cooperation from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) with the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security,Thailand; the necessary infrastructure was provided by Japan's Grant Aid.

Last Updated02/8/2006

Last modified: Friday, 07 February 2014 06:02:32 Valid XHTML 1.1