October 21 (Fri) High-Level Intergovernmental Meeting on the Final Evaluation of the Asian and Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons (HLIGM) Side event focusing on the theme and sub-themes of the meeting

Authorized NPO DPI Japan Conference
October 21 (Fri) High-Level Intergovernmental Meeting on the Final Evaluation of the Asian and Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons (HLIGM) Side event focusing on the theme and sub-themes of the meeting Prospects of the progress of transportation accessibility for the realization of rights centered on independent living for persons with disabilities

DPI Nippon Kaigi (Location: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Chair: Midori Hirano), an accredited NPO, has focused on the themes and sub-themes of the Final Evaluation High-Level Intergovernmental Meeting (HLIGM) of the “Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities”. We will hold a side event.
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In the Asia-Pacific region, the Incheon Strategy has aimed for disability-inclusive development.
Strategy Goal 3: Improving access to the physical environment, public transport, knowledge and information/communication states that “the physical environment, public transport, access to knowledge, information and communication are essential for a disability-inclusive society. It is a precondition for the realization of that right in ”(13).
This side event will focus on public transport accessibility and provide an overview of the progress of transport accessibility for the realization of rights, with a focus on independent living for persons with disabilities.
Date: October 21, 2022 (Friday) 13:00 to 14:10
Theme: Development of accessible transport in Incheon Strategy including active involvement of organizations of persons with disabilities
Holding method: Zoom webinar
Interpretation: Japanese-English consecutive interpretation
Information security: Japanese sign language interpretation, Japanese summary writing, English automatic transcription
Participation fee: Free

Opening remarks: Midori Hirano, DPI Japan Conference
Pakistan (Mr. Shafiq Ur Rehman, Milestone) “Improving access through exercise” [Image 2d85120-25-16fbce2fa6df69a04b7f-4.png&s3=85120-25-54f4a90a4445d2d7a44f4fe8060ab596-67x82.png
Thai (Mr. Sawang Srisom, T4A: Transportation For All)
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Korea (Ms. Eun Jung Kim, DPI-Korea) “Improving access through exercise” [Image 4d85120-25-500b704304bb897e0a96-5.png&s3=85120-25-7db411a886f33b97e89b11a9a8b500f3-66x83.png
Japan (Ms. Toshiko Kudo, DPI-Japan) “Legal development, collaboration with government, problems to be solved by local governments” [Image 5d85120-25-874abf7cf60dd2638079-3.png&s3=85120-25-3a90518ddc588bb552d502a378dc74be-67x82.png
Summary: Saowalak Thongkuay, UN CRPD Committee/Former DPI Asia-Pacific Development Office
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How to apply
▽Please apply using the web form below.
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_O8T0QO8yRSq-tK9DGEo_qA If you are unable to use the above online form, please send the following by email to Kasanagi of the DPI Secretariat.
1. Name (required):
2. Email address to send the webinar holding URL (required): 3. Phone number:
4. Organization name (if any):
5. Required individual support: (Japanese sign language interpreter, Japanese abstract writing, English automatic transcription)
Email address: kasayanagi☆dpi-japan.org (please change ☆ to @) Organizers: DPI Asia-Pacific Block Council, DPI Japan Conference

Contact information
Authorized NPO Corporation DPI Japan Conference
〒101-0054 Musashino Building 5F, 3-11-8 Kandanishikicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo TEL: 03-5282-3730 FAX: 03-5282-0017
E-mail: office☆dpi-japan.org (☆→@)
Organization overview
Organization name: Authorized NPO DPI Japan Conference
Location: 〒101-0054 3-11-8 Kanda Nishiki-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Musashino Building 5F
Homepage: https://www.dpi-japan.org/
Overview of activities: Established in 1986. Based on the vision of “Creating an inclusive society where all people can grow, learn, work and live together with hope and dignity through a movement aiming to realize the rights of persons with disabilities ~Toward the full implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities~” , Policy proposals to the government, rights advocacy activities, etc. 92 organizations nationwide are members. (As of September 2022)

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