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New Members: ASEAN Disability Forum and Dementia Alliance International

During the IDA Board Meeting which concluded on Sunday October 4th, the ASEAN Disablity Forum were welcomed as a full member of the Alliance. In March 2016 the ASEAN Disability Forum became an observer member, and have been working closely with IDA and its members over the past year, including a regional BRIDGE training workshop in Southeast Asia, celebrating International Women's Day through events with UN ESCAP, particiapting in the High-level Political Forum for Sustinable Development through the Stakeholder Group of Persons with Disabilities, and throughout the HRC SForum 2016. The ASEAN Disability Forum represent DPOs from 10 countries in Southeast Asia: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Lao's Republic, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philipines, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, with one observer - Timor Leste.

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Country: Association of South East Asian Nations
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Source: The International Disability Alliance
When: 23/10/2016

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