Union Minister Dr. Win Myat Aye participates in Global Disability Summit

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Union Minister Dr Win Myat Aye attends the first ever global disability summit held in London on 23 July.
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Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr. Win Myat Aye participated in the first ever global disability summit which kicked off in London on 23 July.
The Civil Society Forum took place Monday, 23 July, one day prior to the Global Disability Summit discussing current issues relevant to the global disability movement, key themes; stigma and discrimination, ensuring collecting information on disabled, inclusiveness for making assessment to the disabled, effective implementation of UN convention on the rights of disabled and 2030 program, the role of civil society in development of the disabled, education, and understanding of the sustainable goals for the disabled by the policy makers.
Speaking at the Global Disability Summit on 24 July, Union Minister Dr. Win Myat Aye pledged that Myanmar, regarding the Charter for Change, will make assessment to the policy and to provide inclusive education, economic empowerment, creating good job environment, assisting the disabled in using modern communication technology, carrying out survey for the disabled, adopting national level programs for the development and safeguarding and rehabilitation of the disabled during the after the disasters.
The summit, which is taking place at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in East London, is anchored on four key themes; Stigma and discrimination, inclusive education, economic empowerment and, innovation and technology.
It is estimated that globally about 1 billion people have some form of disability and they continue to face appalling levels of stigma, discrimination and abuse.

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