November 2020

  • 1 APCD speaker presented Disability Inclusive Business (DIB) Project experiences at a workshop on critical thinking and skill development for teachers of students with disabilities for future employment, organized by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEP), Ministry of Social Development and Human Security at TK Palace & Convention Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand Flag Thailand    

October 2020

  • 1 APCD attended preparatory meeting for Thailand Network of Experts on Inclusive Entrepreneurship for ASEAN at Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Office, Bangkok, Thailand Flag Thailand    
  • 2 APCD conducted an internal capacity development session on “Sharing basic information on Psychosocial Disabilities & how to interact with them”, Bangkok, Thailand (Thailand)  Flag Thailand  
  • 5 APCD joined the 2nd ASEAN Web Forum on Disability-Inclusion and ASEAN Economic Integration: Challenges and Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities organized by ASEAN Secretariat   Flag Asean  Flag Thailand    
  • 6 APCD attended and provided inputs at “Forum on Moving Education for Quality of Life of Children with Special Needs” at the office of Thai Health Promotion Foundation, Bangkok, Thailand (Thailand)  Flag Thailand  
  • 8 The 2nd Preparatory Meeting for TCTP (Three-Year-Training) at APCD, Bangkok, Thailand Flag Japan Flag Thailand
  • 8 Deputy Executive Secretary for Sustainable Development of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) visited APCD’s 60+ Plus Bakery & Chocolate Cafe @ Royal Thai Government House, Bangkok, Thailand (UN, Thailand)  Flag UN Flag Thailand      
  • 12 Online meeting on AAN future implementation to brainstorm a preparation of 5th ASEAN Autism Network (AAN) Congress )   Cambodia Flag Indonesia Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar  Flag Philippines  Flag Thailand Flag Vietnam
  • 14 Online meeting for preparatory implementation on JICA Special Project (Community Empowerment Program) 2020 (Japan, Thailandnd) Flag Japan Flag Thailand
  • 15 Study visit on Universal Design (UD), Designated Areas for Sustainable Tourism Administration (DASTA- Public Organization) dispatched to APCD (Thailand) Flag Thailand 
  • 15 APCD attended Regional Conversation on Building Back Better—Social Protection: A Right for All, or a Privilege for a Few, and Launch of Social Outlook for Asia and the Pacific 2020 (UN, Thailand)  Flag UN Flag Thailand      
  • 19 APCD 60+Plus Project, Government House recorded a TV Show on Friendly Design Bangkok, Thailand  Flag Thailand 
  • 21 A representative from APCD as panelists at Thailand Smart City Week 2020 at Digital Economic Promotion Agency, Bangkok, Thailand Flag Thailand  
  • 22 APCD attended the meeting on "Network of Experts on Inclusive Entrepreneurship of ASEAN", organized by the Government of Vietnam at the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEP) Office, Bangkok, Thailand Flag Asean  Flag Vietnam  Flag Thailand       
  • 22 APCD as a panelist in Online Forum: "From Words to Action: What More Should Be Done to Ensure Resilience for All in Asia and the Pacific", organized by Stockholm Environment Institute Asia (Sweden, Thailand) Flag Sweden  Flag Thailand    
  • 26 Meeting with AAN Executive Board Members for preparatory implementation of 5th AAN Congress, organized by National Autism Society of Malaysia (NASOM), ASEAN Autism Network (AAN) member in Malaysia Cambodia Flag Indonesia Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar  Flag Philippines  Flag Thailand Flag Vietnam
  • 26 APCD Projects were recorded by YouTube Channel "Burin Journey" @ 60+ Bakery & Cafe, Rajvithi branch, Bangkok, Thailand   Flag Thailand  
  • 27 APCD delivered (CBID) lessons for students from Srinakharinwirot University (SWU) on 27 October 2020 via online platform    Flag Thailand 
  • 27 APCD presented at "Ruk Muang Thai” (Love Thailand TV Show) at TNN Channel office, Bangkok, Thailand  Flag Thailand

September 2020

  • 3 APCD speaker who is self-advocate was invited to Webinar #1: Overview of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Disability Guidelines, organized by Disability Inclusion in Gender & GBV Humanitarian Interventions in the Asia Region - Webinar Series (Thailand)  Flag Thailand
  • 3 ASEAN Autism Network online meeting for future direction 4/2020 via Google Video Call   Flag Asean  Flag Indonesia Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar Flag Philippines singapore flag Flag Thailand Flag Vietnam
  • 11 Study Visit of Students and Lecturers from the Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Thammasat University at APCD, Bangkok, Thailand  Flag Thailand
  • 16-18 APCD conducted a training session for key groups of “Designated Areas for Sustainable Tourism Administration (DASTA) at Community-Based Tourism Network (Eastern) Assembly”, Pattaya, Chonburi, Thailand Flag Thailand
  • 17 Meeting with Japanese Resource Persons for preparatory implementation of Community Empowerment Project: "Empowering Parent Groups of Children with Special Needs to Cope during COVID-19 in ASEAN Countries" via Zoom Video Communication  Flag Japan Flag Thailand   
  • 21 APCD attended "A Consultation between the Representative of Thailand to the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) 2020", Bangkok, Thailand (Thailand)  Flag Thailand  
  • 24-25 APCD attended "Sixth session of the Working Group on the Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities, 2013-2022" organized by Social Development Division-ESCAP via online Microsoft Teams platform (UN, Thailand)  Flag UN Flag Thailand    
  • 25 APCD as member of a working group committee and referee team to select youths with disabilities to be representatives of Thailand for the project "Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities 2021", Prince Palace Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand (Thailand) Flag Thailand   
  • 29 Khon Thai Tai Rom Ra Chan (Thai people honoring the king) TV Programme recorded a documentary at APCD's 60+ Plus Bakery & Chocolate Cafe @ Royal Thai Government House, Bangkok, Thailand  Flag Thailand   
  • 30 "Pen-Gun Aeng" (Friendly Talks for All) TV Program Channel NBT interviewed APCD Executive Director at 60+ Plus Bakery & Café at Thai Government House, Bangkok, Thailand. Flag Thailand      

August 2020

  • 3 Bangchak Corporation Public Company Limited (PCL) promoted job opportunities via donation of aprons and face masks for Thai trainees with disabilities at 60+ Plus Bakery & Chocolate Café, Thai Royal Government House, Bangkok, Thailand Flag Thailand  
  • 4 Study visit of House of Hope Foundation at APCD, Bangkok, Thailand  Flag Thailand 
  • 6 Brainstorming of Third Country Training Program (TCTP) 2021 - 2023 Preparation at APCD, Bangkok, Thailand (Japan, Thailand) Flag Japan Flag Thailand 
  • 7 60+ Plus Bakery & Chocolate Café @ Thai Royal Government House was officially opened, Bangkok, Thailand (UN, Japan, Thailand) Flag UN Flag Japan Flag Thailand
  • 9 Dao Ruang (Self-Advocate Group of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities in Thailand) Meeting on follow-up activities of half year plan at Rajanukul Institute, Bangkok, Thailand  Flag Thailand   
  • 10 St. Regis Bangkok Charity Gala 2020 was donated to APCD Foundation under the Patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn at The St. Regis Office, Bangkok, Thailand Flag Thailand  
  • 13 Online meeting for preparatory implementation on JICA Special Project (Community Empowerment Program) 2020 (Japan, Thailand) Flag Japan Flag Thailand      
  • 20 Visit by the SDD-UNESCAP representatives to APCD for potential collaboration on disability development in Asia-Pacific region at APCD Office, Bangkok, Thailand (UN, Thailand)  Flag UN Flag Thailand   
  • 27-28 Workshop on Legal Capacity Development Program for Thai Deaf Community was granted by Asia Foundation in cooperation with APCD at APCD Training Center and APCD Administrative Building, Bangkok, Thailand (Thailand)  Flag Thailand
  • 27 “Representatives from AAN and APCD joined "First ASEAN Web Forum on Disability-Inclusion and COVID-19: Engaging Persons with Disabilities for Effective Response and Recovery" via Zoom and Live Platform (ASEAN Secretariat, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam)   Flag Asean  Flag Indonesia Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar Flag Philippines singapore flag Flag Thailand Flag Vietnam
  • 27 August – 7 September APCD showed Chocolate Premium exhibition booth at “Fresh Farm 2020”, the Promenade Lifestyle Mall, Bangkok, Thailand (Thailand) Flag Thailand 

July 2020

  • 1 APCD participated in an online meeting with Sirindhorn National Medical Rehabilitation Institute (Thailand) Flag Thailand
  • 9 APCD joined the online workshop "REAP II Preliminary Findings" conducted by UNICEF (UNICEF, Thailand) Flag UN Flag Thailand  
  • 10 APCD Chairman, H.E. Dr. Tej Bunnag, visited a branch of 60+ Plus Café at Government House of Thailand (Thailand) Flag Thailand
  • 17 The Thai Yamazaki President, Mr. Masami Akiyama together with APCD management team visited a progress branch of 60+ Plus Café at Government House of Thailand (Japan, Thailand) Flag Japan Flag Thailand 
  • 17 Executives from J.S. Vision Ltd. visited the branch of 60+ Plus Café at the Government House of Thailand (Thailand)  Flag Thailand
  • 17 APCD exchanged good practices on capacity development for persons with disabilities through participatory training management with Sarthak Educational Trust, India via Zoom Video Communication (India, Thailand) Flag India Flag Thailand 
  • 22 The Director General of the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEP) visited to the Soft Opening of 60+ Plus Café at Government House of Thailand (Thailand) Flag Thailand 
  • 24 APCD Internal Capacity Development Training on “Basic Understandings on Gender-based Violence (GBV) and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer (LGBTIQ)” via online platform (UN Women, Thailand) Flag UN  Flag Thailand  
  • 30 The 3rd AAN Executive Committee online meeting "Congratulates AAN as an Entity Associated with ASEAN" via Google Video Call session (ASEAN Secretariat, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam)  Flag Asean Flag Indonesia Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar Flag Philippines singapore flag Flag Thailand Flag Vietnam  
  • 31 APCD joined "Meeting on Evaluation of ASEAN Decade of Persons with Disabilities 2011 - 2020 and Mobilization in the Next Phase", Nonthaburi, Thailand Flag Thailand 

 June 2020

  • 12 APCD exchanged good practices on capacity development for persons with disabilities through participatory training management with Sarthak Educational Trust, India via Zoom Video Communication (India, Thailand)  Flag India Flag Thailand 
  • 19 APCD joined webinars on Government support for the disability community during COVID-19 organized by Sarthak Educational Trust and National Abilympics Association of India in collaboration with UNICEF and the American Center (India, Thailand)  Flag India Flag Thailand 
  • 24 APCD joined regional webinars on Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies (GBViE) and Disability (UNICEF, UNFPA, Thailand)  Flag UN Flag Thailand 
  • 25 Online meeting on AAN Future Direction 2/2020 to brainstorm on developing the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) guidebook to hand over the job to London School Centre for Autism Awareness, future secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia (Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam)   Flag Philippines Flag ThailandFlag JapanCambodia Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar Flag Vietnam 
  • 29 APCD joined ASEAN Forum on COVID-19 Response: Gender and Ageing Focus (ASEAN, Thailand)  Flag Asean Flag Thailand
  • 30 APCD joined the Opening Ceremony of "Café Amazon for Chance" at the Securities and Exchange Commission (Thailand)  Flag Thailand

May 2020

  • 8 APCD participated in “Theory of Change (ToC) Workshop – Rights, Education and Protection Project (REAP) II Evaluation” via Zoom Communication Video (UNICEF, Thailand)  Flag UN Flag Thailand
  • 15 APCD joined Webinar: Protecting and Empowering Persons with Disabilities in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic (UN ESCAP, Thailand)  Flag UN Flag Thailand   
  • 15 APCD joined Webinar on "Digital Advocacy" (UN Woman, Thailand)  Flag UN Flag Thailand  
  • 18 APCD had a meeting with the representatives from Sarthak Educational Trust, India for potential collaboration via Zoom video communication (India, Thailand) Flag India Flag Thailand 
  • 29 APCD Internal Capacity Development on "Knowledge and Experiences on Disability Inclusive Business" (Thailand) Flag Thailand  

April  2020

  • 15 APCD joined an online meeting of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), UN Women Asia-Pacific Regional Office/ESCAP on the topic “The impacts of the COVID-19 crisis and related responses” (UN, Thailand)  Flag UN Flag Thailand  
  • 15 APCD participated in the UNICEF Rights, Education and Protection Programme (REAP) evaluation as Reference Group (RG), first virtual meeting (UN, Thailand)  Flag UN Flag Thailand  
  • 17 APCD In-House Capacity Development Training on Youth Leadership (Thailand) Flag UN Flag Thailand  
  • 23 Online Meeting on Future Direction and Brainstorming among ASEAN Autism Network Executive Committee Members, Network Secretariat, Representatives from London School Centre for Autism Awareness and ASEAN Secretariat (ASEAN, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam) Flag Asean Cambodia Flag Indonesia Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar  Flag Philippines Flag Thailand Flag Vietnam       

March 2020

  •  1-4 APCD Resource Persons for Disability-Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction (DIDRR) workshop organized by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEP) (third time) (Thailand) Flag Thailand
  • 3 Visit by UNDP Resident Representatives, Mr. Renaud Meyer and staff to APCD for future collaboration on “Building the Resilience of Persons with Disabilities to Cope with Climate Change in the Asia Pacific Region” (UN, Thailand)  Flag UN Flag Thailand  
  • 6 The Social Development and Human Security Minister and the Director General of the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEP) visit APCD 60+ Plus Bakery and Chocolate Café (Thailand) Flag Thailand 
  • 15 APCD joins Dao Ruang gathering (Self-Advocate Group of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities in Thailand) on implementing a monthly activity (Thailand) Flag Thailand
  • 26 Online meeting with ASEAN Autism Network (AAN) Chairperson, Yayasan Autisma Indonesia (YAI) and London School Center for Autism Awareness (LSCAA), (Indonesia, Thailand) Flag Indonesia Flag Thailand 

February 2020

  • 2 APCD Pays Courtesy Call to the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security (Thailand) Flag Thailand
  • 14 APCD Conducts Bakery Workshop for Students with Special Needs from Thai-Japanese Association School (TJAS) (Japan, Thailand)  Flag Japan Flag Thailand 
  • 15 APCD Co-organizes Dog Therapy Programme on the theme "Love Is All Around" in Collaboration with Bertram (1958) Co. Ltd at Mint Dog Yard (Thailand)  Flag Thailand
  • 16 APCD Joins Dao Ruang Group (Self-Advocate Group of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities) Workshop on Future Plans (Thailand)  Flag Thailand
  • 17 APCD conducts training to the Yamazaki Company Employees on "Understanding Persons with Disabilities" (Thailand)  Flag Thailand
  • 17 Study Visit of Pasona Heartful Inc. from Japan to APCD (Japan, Thailand)  Flag Japan Flag Thailand 
  • 18 Study Visit of Occupational Therapist (OT) from the Department of Global Health, Japan to APCD (Japan, Thailand  Flag Japan Flag Thailand 
  • 18 APCD Meets with the Representative from UNFPA for Future Collaboration at 60 plus Bakery & Chocolate Café (UN, Thailand) Flag UN Flag Thailand 
  • 18-21 APCD Joins as a Resource Person on Disability-Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction (DIDRR) Workshop Organized by the Department for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Thailand)  Flag Thailand
  • 24-27 APCD Resource Persons for Disability-Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction (DIDRR) workshop organized by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEP) (second time) (Thailand)  Flag Thailand
  • 28 APCD In-House Capacity Development Training (Thailand)  Flag Thailand

January 2020

  • 13-16 APCD Mission to Myanmar for Final Evaluation under ASEAN Autism Mapping Project (Myanmar, Thailand)   Flag Myanmar Flag Thailand 
  • 14-16 APCD attends the Asia- Pacific Regional Workshop on Providing Rights-Based and Gender Responsive Services for Women and Young People with Disabilities (UN, Thailand) Flag UN Flag Thailand  
  • 20 APCD provides training to Peerapat Technology Public Company Limited on "Understanding Persons with Disabilities" (Thailand) Flag Thailand  
  • 24 APCD bids farewell to Ms Siti Nur Diyana Mohd Alipah, an intern from Nagasaki University, Japan (Japan, Thailand) Flag Japan Flag Thailand 
  • 25-29 APCD promotes the Disability Inclusive Sports (DIS) for Tomorrow in the ASEAN Countries (Philippines, Thailand, Japan, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Vietnam) Flag Philippines Flag ThailandFlag JapanCambodia Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar Flag Vietnam
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