Mongolia to Host the 4th Asia-Pacific CBID
Congress will focus on sustainable social development and economic growth through community-based inclusive developmentMarch 25th, 2019
The 4th Asia-Pacific Community-Based Inclusive Development (CBID) Congress 2019 will be held on 2nd-3rd July 2019 in Shangri-La hotel, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The Congress will be the regional platform to exchange lessons learned and good practices on the economic empowerment of persons with disabilities in order to break the cycle of poverty towards sustainable social and cultural development and economic growth through CBID.
It is also meant to strengthen collaboration among representatives from governments, leaders with disabilities, Disabled Peoples’ Organizations (DPOs), Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), International Non-Government Organizations (INGOs), youth groups and service providers from Asia-Pacific countries.
The Congress venue, in the capital city of Ulaanbaatar, will highlight Mongolia and its culture, often admired and considered as one of the most beautiful countries in the world, with warm and kind people. Around 600 participants from Asia-Pacific and around the world, who have committed to and are practicing CBID, will attend the Congress.
The Congress will be organized by the Government of Mongolia, through the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection, and the CBR Asia-Pacific Network in collaboration with WHO, UNESCAP, JICA/DPUB, Leonard Cheshire, CBM International, Italian Association Amici di Raoul Follereau (AIFO), and Asia-Pacific Development Center on Disability (APCD).