Workshop on Disability Statistics in the ESCWA Region

Beirut, 21-23 March 2005


The workshop will focus on the following:

1- To introduce participants to the international standards and guidelines used in disability measurement and to promote the use of the ICF as a conceptual framework for collecting and classifying disability data;

2- To introduce the participants on the methods to be used in collecting disability data through population censuses, family surveys and registration records;

3-To set a plan for the national work to improve disability collection mechanisms and to present the draft of a project proposal entitled “Development of disability statistics in the ESCWA Region” in collaboration with different international and regional organizations






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