23-25 October: 12th meeting of the Washington Group on Disability Statistics


The meeting of the Washington Group (WG) will be held at UNCC in Bangkok and hosted by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). The meeting will discuss: i) the results from further analyses of data collected from countries using the WG Short measure questions, and country experiences; ii) additional work on extended set on functioning; iii) methodological issues facing the WG including the development of questions for children, and the issue of designing questions for the measurement of environmental barriers and participation; iv) summary of the country reports, and an update on other Washington Group and collaborative activities; v) WG governance issues; vi) objectives of the 13th meeting; and vii) next steps. More information:http://www.unescap.org/stat/disability/WG-Oct2012/index.asp

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