A Powerful Gathering of Global Changemakers: APCD Representatives Strike a Pose with Key Speakers, International Guests, and Event Organizers at the 2nd International Symposium Celebrating Social Work Month and World Social Work Day 2023
Global Leaders Unite for Human Security: Diverse Group of Social Workers, Educators, Government Officials, and NGO Personnel Gather at International Symposium to Share Knowledge and Experience on Development Practices. Thought Leaders, Decision Makers, and Media Attend to Highlight the Importance of "Human Security Is Global Security" Theme.
Mr. Somchai Rungslip presented the Third Country Training Program on Strengthening Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction in the ASEAN Region, emphasizing the importance of promoting an inclusive approach to disaster management, at a session on environmental sustainability for human and global security.
Within the session, Mr. Somchai not only explained the importance of including the perspective of persons with disabilities (PwDs) within disaster planning and management within the local and policy level, but also unveiled the APCD’s 3-year plan of strategy to ensure that PwDs within the ASEAN region are accounted for within all stages of any disaster.
Mr. Somchai demonstrated innovative equipment and shared insights on how to best assist people with disabilities during a disaster at the International Symposium celebrating Social Work Month and World Social Work Day 2023. Attendees were impressed with Mr. Somchai's vast experience in disaster management, and his presentation shed light on the critical role of social workers in safeguarding vulnerable populations.
The APCD team wrapped up their attendance at the insightful event hosted by the ATCSW with a group photo, expressing their heartfelt appreciation for the opportunity to participate. The team conveyed their gratitude to the ATCSW for organizing such an engaging and informative event, and eagerly looked forward to the next one. The APCD team also extended their best wishes to the ATCSW, wishing them all the success in their future endeavors.