DPI/AP Reports 2009
REPORT: The International Conference on Disability Rights
The International Conference on Disability Rights was hosted by the Center of Support for Independent Living NPO, co-sponsored by the Economics Department of the University of Tokyo, and supported by the Japan Disability Forum.
- Bringing together experts and like-minded individuals with and without disability from Japan, Thailand and the US to develop ideas and recommendations for the establishment of DRTAP (hereafter Tribunal)
- Creating the foundation for cooperation and collaboration among experts, NGOs, DPOs and civil society to work towards creating meaningful and ameliorate change to the lives of persons with disability in the long term in the Asia Pacific region through the Tribunal.
- Focus on discussion topics among experts relating to the roles of NGOs and DPOs for system advocacy to reform domestic and inter-disability law and policy, using CRPD as leverage.