Proclamation of the Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities at the 68th session of the ESCAP commission
Member States of the Asia-Pacific region, decided on 23 May 2012 to proclaim a new Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities for the period 2013 to 2022 through the adoption of a historic resolution.
This resolution is available at the website at http://www.unescapsdd.org/disability/meeting-document/resolution-asian-and-pacific-decade-persons-disabilities-2013-2022
The resolution, which was sponsored by the Government of the Republic of Korea and co-sponsored by the Governments of Australia, Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Solomon Islands, and Thailand, was unanimously adopted by the Commission.
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