Photos by Seemal Mushtaq
Institute of Environmental Sciences and Engineering
NUST H-12 Campus Islamabad
The representatives of disabled people’s organizations (DPOs), domestic and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs), the Government of Pakistan and United Nations agencies, in total 160 persons, participated in the Stakeholders’ Meeting on Reviewing the Implementation of Second Asian and Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons (2003-2012), from 29th to 30th January 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan.
The organizers included Directorate General of Special Education of the Ministry of Social Welfare and Special Education of Pakistan, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), Asia-Pacific Development Center on Asian Disability Forum (SADF) and Pakistan Disabled People’s Organization (PDPO).
The objectives of the Meeting were to:
1- Review activities from the perspectives of 2nd Asian and Pacific Decade
2- Launch “Make the Right Real” campaign at the national level