Warm greetings to our dear readers! We hope this year, 2010 has been great so far for all “Empowerment” members. We are now a quarter into the year and active as ever with many activities such as Capacity Development of Self-Help Organizations of Persons with Disabilities (CDSHOD) and our training on Disability, Gender and Development (DGD) in Bangkok, Thailand, which are our feature news for this Volume 31st.
CBR AP Network Community Based Rehabilitation Asia-Pacific Network
Logo Designing Contest
Tentative APCD activities for the next 6 months (April 2010 – September 2010)
- 7 - 9 Blind Future Leaders’ Dialogue in Malaysia
- 20 - 27 1st Workshop on CBR with World Vision Vietnam
- 26 - 30 Mission to Brunei and Singapore on Sub-Regional Collaboration
- 24 - 28 Mission to Pakistan on Sub-Regional Collaboration
ASEAN Regional News
The Project for the Institute on Disability and Public Policy (IDPP) is sponsored by the Nippon Foundation and the secretariat is at the APCD Foundation in Bangkok.
IDPP Project would like to announce to offer an academic opportunity to study Master’s degree on Public Policy. IDPP Project is promoting disability and public policy by leaders with disabilities to develop professional advocacy for their governments and also society in the ASEAN region.
CBR Asia-Pacific Network
A) Executive Committee Meeting
Disability Movement in the Asia-Pacific Region
CBR Activities through the National Rehabilitation Center
Creating a Society with a Fulfilling and Self-reliant Life for Women with Disabilities
Training on Disability, Gender and Development 8-20 March 2010 in Bangkok, Thailand
Promoting ASEAN Sub- Regional Collaboration through the First Cross- Disability Workshop
Workshop for Capacity Development of Self-Help Organizations of Persons with Disabilities (CDSHOD), 26th – 29th January 2010 in Bangkok, Thailand
Leaders with Different Types of Disabilities Meet Together