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Tokyo Declaration

The 16th Disabled Peoples’ International Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly

23-24 May, 2016, Tokyo, Japan

We, the participants from 14 countries in the 16th Disabled Peoples’ International Asia and the Pacific Regional Assembly from 23 to 24 May 2016, in Toyama Sunrise, Tokyo, Japan, co-hosted by Disabled Peoples’ International Asia-Pacific and the Japan National Assembly of Disabled Peoples’ International,

Showing great appreciation to the disability community of Japan for all the effort and support for organizing this event,

Also appreciating the messages of friendship and unity presented by Honorary Regional Chairperson, the representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, the U.S. Department of State, Rehabilitation International and DPI World,

Recognizing the unity and the importance of governance, transparency and sustainability of DPI Asia-Pacific,

Understanding the importance of harmonization of the Sustainable Development Goalswith the Convention on the Right of Persons with Disabilities and Incheon Strategy to “Make the Right Real” for Persons with Disabilities in Asia and the Pacific,

Showing appreciation to the ESCAP High-level Intergovernmental Meeting in 2017, which will conduct the midpoint review of the Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities proposed to host by the Government of the People’s Republic of China,

Celebrating with 29 countries in this region which have ratified the CRPD within the first decade of its enactment, 2016,

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Source: Japan National Assembly of Disabled Peoples' International (DPI-Japan)
When: 26/5/2016

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