Item description for Disability at a Glance: A Profile of 28 Countries and Areas in Asia and the Pacific by United Nations...
The Asian and Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons started with the premise of promoting a paradigm shift from a welfare-based to a rights-based approach towards disability. The current publication aims to provide disability-related data and policy-related information so that readers are able to see in detail how a particular country or area defines disability and collects related statistics, and implements the Biwako Millennium Framework for Action towards an Inclusive, Barrier-free and Rights-based Society for Persons with Disabilities in Asia and the Pacific, in particular, with regard to the establishment of a relevant institutional framework and policies.
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Studio: United Nations
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.8" Width: 7.5" Height: 0.2" Weight: 0.49 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2007
Publisher United Nations Publications
ISBN 9211204801 ISBN13 9789211204803
Availability 0 units.
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Jose Antonio Ocampo is Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations for Economic and Social Affairs, and former Executive Secretary of ECLAC.