March 2022

  • 4 March, Mr. Takayasu Shimada, President of TOTO (Thailand) called on Mr. Piroon Laismit, APCD Executive Director and taking a tour at APCD   Flag Thailand Flag Japan     
  • 9 March, APCD followed up on the Community Empowerment Program (CEP) outcomes with the JICA Thailand Office and the University of Tsukuba   Flag Thailand Flag Japan    
  • 11 March, Field survey for the APCD-ESCAP Partnership Project capacity development workshops in Nakhon Nayok, Pathum Thani Province Flag Thailand Flag UN   
  • 12 March, the meeting to adjust the plan among the working group members in order to implement the APCD-ESCAP Project to respond uncertain COVID-19 situation  Flag Thailand Flag UN 
  • 14 March, Mr. Piroon Laismit (APCD Executive Director) led APCD Team to pay a courtesy call on Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Israel to the Kingdom of Thailand, Ms. Orna Sagiv at the Embassy of Israel in Thailand  Flag Thailand  Flag Israel   
  • 16-18 March, Field survey for the APCD-ESCAP Partnership Project capacity development workshops in Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai Province  Flag Thailand Flag UN   
  • 22 March, APCD delivered a special online lecture titled "In Practice: Negotiating Disabilities and Development" to international program students from Thammasat University  Flag Thailand  
  • 28 March, the Embassy of Mongolia in Thailand visited APCD to exchange knowledge in disability-inclusive development, especially Disability-Inclusive Business (DIB)  Flag Thailand Flag Mongolia    
  • 30 March, The Senator and Working group of Uzbekistan visited APCD to exchange knowledge in disability-inclusive development  Flag Thailand Flag Uzbekistan
  • 31 March, The Secretariat of ASEAN Autism Network (AAN) Jakarta organized AAN Executive Committee Meeting Flag Indonesia Cambodia Flag Malaysia Flag Philippines Flag Thailand Flag Vietnam     

February 2022

  • 3 February, The Secretariat of ASEAN Autism Network (AAN) Jakarta organized AAN Executive Committee Meeting Flag Indonesia Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia Flag Philippines Flag Thailand Flag Vietnam 
  • 4 February, The Association for the Mentally Ill of Thailand (AMITH) invited APCD to participate in an Executive Committee meeting Flag Thailand  
  • 11 February, Dr. Tej Bunnag, the President of Asia-Pacific Development Center on Disability, and Mr. Piroon Laismit, the APCD Executive Director participated in the Thailand Friendly Design Expo Flag Thailand Flag US 
  • 17 February, APCD hosted a virtual internship farewell ceremony Flag Thailand Flag china
  • 19 February, The Follow-up meeting of the ESCAP-APCD partnership project for self-advocates with intellectual disabilities and their families Flag Thailand Flag UN    
  • 23 February, NNA Thailand Edition called on Mr. Piroon Laismit, the APCD Executive Director for an interview at APCD Office about APCD profile, activities, and projects, especially APCD 60+ Plus Bakery & Chocolate café by Yamazaki and MarkRin projects.  Flag Japan Flag Thailand    
  • 24 February, the Ambassador of Mongolia to Thailand observed the ASEAN Autism Network (AAN) Executive Committee Meeting, hosted by the AAN Secretariat in Indonesia Flag Indonesia Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia Flag Philippines Flag Thailand Flag Vietnam Flag Mongolia

January 2022

  • 12 January, Mr. MORITA Takahiro, the Chief Representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Thailand, presented the "17th JICA President Award" on behalf of JICA Headquarter in Japan, to Dr. Tej Bunnag, the President of the APCD  Flag Japan Flag Thailand   
  • 15 January, Follow up meeting of ESCAP-APCD Partnership Project for self-advocates with intellectual disabilities and their families  Flag Thailand Flag UN 
  • 21 January, Thai former interns paid a visit to APCD Flag Thailand
  • 21 January, APCD in-house Training Program on Media Creation and Editing on the Smartphone Flag Thailand
  • 24 – 30 January, APCD supported the Autism Society Philippines (ASP) to celebrate the 26th Philippine National Autism Awareness Week Flag Philippines Flag Thailand Flag Asean
  • 28 January, APCD participated in a webinar on building sectoral partnerships for inclusive Smart city projects in pursuance of the ASEAN Enabling Masterplan 2025. Australia Flag Flag Thailand Flag Asean
  • 28 January, APCD organized an internal training session on Disability Issues and the Welfare System in China Flag Thailand Flag china

December 2021

  • 1 December, Empowerment and Vocational Development Center for Persons with Disabilities in Nakhon Si Thammarat Province team Visited APCD office and had a study visit on Knowledge exchange in good practice of Disability-Inclusive Business (DIB)  Flag Thailand  
  • 3 December, APCD celebrated the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) with the theme “Leadership and participation of persons with disabilities toward an inclusive, accessible and sustainable post-COVID-19 world.”  Flag Thailand Flag UN  
  • 3 December, APCD was invited to be a guest speaker at a Japanese students' virtual class  Flag Japan Flag Thailand    
  • 8-9 December, APCD issued an intervention to the ESCAP Working Group Meeting 2021 Flag UN Flag Bangladesh Flag china Flag India Flag Indonesia Flag Japan Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar Flag Pakistan flag Korea Flag Russia Flag Samoa Flag Thailand Flag Timor
  • 13 December, Representative from JICA visited APCD, seeing APCD activities  Flag Thailand Flag Japan    
  • 14 December, Mr. Piroon Laismit presented an appreciation on the New Year greetings 2022 to Ms. Saranpat Anumatrajkij, Director-General of Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities  Flag Thailand  
  • 15 December, Mr. Piroon Laismit (APCD Executive Director) presented an appreciation on the New Year greetings 2022 to Mrs. Jatuporn Rojanapanich, Director-General Department of Children and Youth   Flag Thailand  
  • 16 December, Mr. Piroon Laismit, Executive Director of APCD, presented a token of appreciation for the New Year greetings for 2022 to Mr. Morita Takahiro, Chief Representative, JICA Thailand Office at the Westin Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok, Thailand  Flag Japan Flag Thailand    
  • 17 December, Ms. Rapeepan Luangaramrut (Khun Reed) led her TV crew support and filmed APCD 60+ Plus Kitchen by CP project, an APCD Disability-Inclusive Business (DIB) project  Flag Thailand  
  • 17 December, The TV program (Khon Thai Mai Thor) crew support filmed APCD 60+ Plus Bakery and Chocolate Cafe project, an APCD Disability-Inclusive Business (DIB) project by interviewing Mr. Piroon Laismit (APCD Executive Director) Flag Thailand  
  • 17 December, the AAN Secretariat met with the APCD having internal exchange for the year 2021 AAN activities and outlining future partnership plans for the following year Flag Indonesia Flag Thailand   
  • 18 December, APCD conducted a monthly gathering of self-advocates with intellectual disabilities and their families for preparation for the APCD-ESCAP collaboration program which will be organized the in-person training in Buriram Province for the following year Flag Thailand Flag UN    
  • 20 December, Mr. Theerapat Prayurasiddhi and Mr. Piroon Laismit were interviewed by Mr. Phanumas Suk-Umphorn, the TV host of Rak Moeng Thai Program at the APCD 60+ Plus Bakery and Chocolate Café at the Government House   Flag Thailand   
  • 20 December, APCD Staff who is trainee from Thailand presented an action plan for the JICA training closing ceremony program Flag Japan Flag Bosnia Flag Lao Flag Thailand Flag Uzbekistan
  • 21 December, a TV program namely “Kon Thai Taei Rom Rachan” released on Channel 5, interviewed Mr. Piroon Laismit at the APCD 60+ Plus Bakery & Chocolate Café by Yamazaki and MarkRin at the Government House project   Flag Thailand
  • 21 December, Season's Greetings & Happy New Year 2022, Mr. Masami Akiyama (President of THAI YAMAZAKI CO., LTD.) and team extended the best wishes to Mr. Piroon Laismit (APCD Executive Director) Flag Japan Flag Thailand   
  • 21 December, President of THAI YAMAZAKI and team visited APCD 60+Plus Bakery and Café by Yamazaki project, hosted a lunch and gave some gifts with Santa for staff with disabilities of APCD 60+ Plus Bakery and Café by Yamazaki at APCD Headquarter Flag Japan Flag Thailand   
  • 23 December, Season's Greetings & Happy New Year 2022, representatives of CHITRALADA SCHOOL extended their best wishes and presented a basket of gifts to Mr. Piroon Laismit (APCD Executive Director)  Flag Thailand
  • 24 December, Mr. Piroon Laismit, the APCD Executive Director, on behalf of APCD received Hyatt Community Grant Fund from Mr. Sammy Carolus, General Manager of the Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit Hotel  Flag Thailand 
  • 27 December, APCD participated in a study on lifelong social protection for persons with disabilities in Thailand organized by TRIP Flag Thailand

November 2021

  • 3 November, Mr. Piroon Laismit, the APCD Executive Director brought 100 lunch-box, donations from M.R. Rangsiya Taewakul to the vulnerable groups at Pra Pinklao Bridge   Flag Thailand
  • 4 November to 21 December, APCD staff attended a JICA course on inclusive sports for persons with disabilities on the second virtual platform  Flag Japan Flag Bosnia Flag Lao Flag Thailand Flag Uzbekistan      
  • 5 November, 60+Plus Bakery & Chocolate Café by Yamazaki and MarkRin project had an outdoor kiosk and displayed at “Coffee Craft Thailand” event at the ICON SIAM Department store Flag Thailand
  • 5 November, Mr. Piroon Laismit, the APCD Executive Director brought 150 lunch-box, donations from Mrs. Soklang Sae Tae, Ms. Clara Leung, Ms. Karen Leung to the vulnerable groups at Pra Pinklao Bridge  Flag Thailand
  • 6 November, APCD co-hosted an international symposium on ‘Community-based Inclusive Development (CBID)’ with the Japanese Society for Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities (JSRPD)    Flag Japan Flag Thailand Flag Vietnam
  • 9 November, APCD Foundation Committee Meeting  Flag Thailand
  • 9 November, APCD contributed to the Asia-Pacific Action Plan Listening Session organized by UN Women Flag Thailand Flag UN  
  • 10 November, Mr. Piroon Laismit, the APCD Executive Director implemented the "Sapanboon Campaign"  Flag Thailand
  • 13 November, APCD held an online training session for Thai self-advocates with intellectual disabilities and their families on the "Triangle Collaboration Strategy"  Flag Thailand Flag UN 
  • 17 November, APCD received donations from 25 donors  Flag Thailand  
  • 17 November, Mr. Piroon Laismit, the APCD Executive Director implemented the "Sapanboon Campaign"  Flag Thailand
  • 21 November, Thai persons with intellectual disabilities and their parents were introduced to a user-friendly guidebook at APCD during the meeting for Dao Rueng self-advocate group of persons with intellectual disabilities, Bangkok, Thailand  Flag Thailand
  • 22 November, APCD hosted an orientation for the World Endeavours online interns Flag Thailand Flag china
  • 23 November, The Rajabhat Rajanagarindra University and the Thob Tan Sung Kom Baan Gert Club, Chachoengsao paid APCD Executive Director, a visit for possibilities and advice in having a Disability-Inclusive Business project  Flag Thailand
  • 24 November, APCD received donations from 25 donors  Flag Thailand
  • 24 November, Mr. Piroon Laismit, the APCD Executive Director implemented the "Sapanboon Campaign"  Flag Thailand
  • 24 November, Mr. Piroon Laismit, the APCD Executive Director and APCD team implemented the "Sapanboon Campaign" received the donation from Dr. Tej Bunnag, the Secretary-General of the Thai Red Cross Society and President of APCD Foundation  Flag Thailand
  • 25 November, Mr. Piroon Laismit and APCD team went to ask for Blessing from Dr. Tej Bunnag, the Secretary-General of the Thai Red Cross Society and President of APCD Foundation  Flag Thailand
  • 25 November, APCD participated in the AAN Executive Committee Meeting arranged by the Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia  Flag Indonesia Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar  Flag Philippines Flag Thailand Flag Vietnam
  • 26 November, Khon La Mai Khon La Mue program visited to promote APCD activities  Flag Thailand
  • 29 November, The JICA staff and Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (JOCV) paid a visit to APCD in Bangkok, Thailand   Flag Thailand Flag Japan
  • 30 November, APCD attended the 5th Meeting of ASEAN Network of Experts on Inclusive Entrepreneurship for ASEAN (NIEA) Flag Vietnam Flag Asean  Cambodia Flag Indonesia Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar  Flag Philippines  Flag Thailand Flag UN

October 2021

  • 1 October, APCD launched a special 60-day program on "Skills Development Training for Thais with Disabilities: Employability in the Food Business 2021", Bangkok, Thailand. Flag Thailand
  • 5 and 12 October, The "Sapanboon" Campaign benefited the vulnerable groups in Bangkok  Flag Thailand 
  • 5 and 12 October, the 60+ Plus Kitchen by CP supported hospital staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, Bangkok, Thailand. Flag Thailand 
  • 9 October, APCD conducted a training session on "How to apply for a self-employment loan scheme for persons with intellectual disabilities (ID)"  Flag Thailand Flag UN  
  • 11 October, APCD attended a webinar on "Youth employment in Thailand: Impact of the COVID-19 crisis and lessons for a human-centered recovery" organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO)  Flag Thailand Flag UN      
  • 11 October, H.E. Mr. Tumur Amarsanaa, Mongolia's Ambassador to Thailand, paid a visit to APCD, Bangkok, Thailand Mongolia Flag Flag Thailand
  • 12 October, APCD participated in the interview session to generate a short film clip to promote the Third Country Training Program (TCTP), organized by the Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA), Bangkok, ThailandFlag Thailand
  • 28 October, APCD attended a monthly virtual meeting on the ASEAN Autism Network (AAN) organized by the Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia   Flag Indonesia  Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar  Flag Philippines Flag Thailand Flag Vietnam 
  • 28 October, APCD participated in a virtual CBR/CBID Regional Dialogue in Asia organized by the Community-based Rehabilitation (CBR) Global Network in cooperation with the CBR Asia-Pacific (AP) Network Flag of Bangladesh  Flag Thailand 
  • 29 October, APCD conducted in-house training on "A Dialogue among APCD Staff about their direct COVID-19 infection experiences", at the APCD Administrative Building, Bangkok, Thailand, and via Zoom platform  Flag Thailand

September 2021

  • 1, 7, 8, and 30 September, APCD supporters donated money to make ready-meal boxes for the medical workers and people in the community during the COVID-19 outbreaks. Flag Thailand
  • 8 September, APCD attended Leonard Cheshire webinar on Access to Employment (A2E)  Flag Thailand Flag UN  
  • 11 September, APCD organized the sixth gathering of project implementation on "Protecting and Empowering Self-advocates with Intellectual Disabilities in Thailand in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic" funded by UNESCAP   Flag Thailand Flag UN    
  • 17 September, APCD participated in the 2nd meeting on "Subcommittee Members on Promoting and Implementing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in Thailand", hosted by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Flag Thailand   
  • 20 September, "Sapanboon" Campaign implementation, APCD delivered snack boxes for the the Rajvithi Home for Girls   Flag Thailand
  • 20 September, APCD attended the "General Assembly of the National Network of Persons with Disabilities of Thailand", organized by Chula Unisearch, Chulalongkorn University under the assignment of the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEP)   Flag Thailand  
  • 20 September, APCD participated in the "Online Workshop on Promoting an Inclusive Workplace for Persons with Disabilities in Thailand" hosted by UNDP Thailand in collaboration with the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEP)    Flag UN Flag Thailand     
  • 27 September, the 60+Plus Bakery & Chocolate Café project team hosted a certificate presentation on skills development training (Hotel Services)    Flag Thailand   
  • 28 September, the 60+Plus Bakery & Chocolate Café project team organized a certificate presentation on skills development training (bakery production and sales)  Flag Thailand
  • 29 September, APCD attended a monthly ASEAN Autism Network (AAN) Executive Committee Meeting  Flag Indonesia  Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar  Flag Philippines Flag Thailand Flag Vietnam
  • 30 September, The 60+Plus Bakery & Chocolate Café project team organized a certificate presentation on skill development training (Chocolate Café & Barista) Flag Thailand
  • 30 September, APCD attended an online working group meeting on the Community-based Rehabilitation (CBR) / Community-based Inclusive Development (CBID) Asia-Pacific (AP) Network hosted by the Government of Cambodia as the Network Secretariat  Cambodia Flag Bangladesh Flag India Flag Indonesia Flag Japan Flag Malaysia Flag Pakistan Flag Thailand

August 2021

  • 19-20 August, APCD co-organized a workshop on “Strengthening the Self-Help Group of Persons with Disabilities in ASEAN+3 countries” in collaboration with the Senior Official Meeting for Social Welfare and Development (SOMSWD) Thailand and the Department of Empowerment for Persons with Disabilities (DEP).   Cambodia Flag Indonesia Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar  Flag Philippines  Flag Thailand Flag Asean Flag China Flag Japan Flag Switzerland Flag UN           
  • 20, 24 and 27 August, the 60+ Plus Kitchen by CP provided lunch boxes from donation for community isolation Center and the field hospitals during the COVID-19 crisis. Flag Thailand     
  • 20 and 27 August, "Sapanboon” Campaign (A Merit Bridge for the vulnerable groups): Fight COVID-19 Together" by the 60+ Plus Bakery & Chocolate Café and Thai Yamazaki delivered box sets (fresh baked bakery and beverages) for vulnerable groups in Bangkok.  Flag Thailand   
  • 25 August, APCD virtual internship certificate presentation Flag Thailand Australia Flag Flag US       
  • 31 August, APCD launched a knowledge exchange with Cape Fear Group Homes and Vocational Services, Inc. in the USA and the Association for the Mentally Ill in Thailand. Flag Thailand Flag US     
  • 31 August, APCD attended a monthly ASEAN Autism Network (AAN) Executive Committee Meeting. Flag Asean Flag Indonesia Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar Flag Philippines singapore flag Flag Thailand Flag Vietnam             

 July 2021

  • 1 July, APCD participated in an online preparation meeting for the "Workshop on Strengthening Self-Help Group of Persons with Disabilities in ASEAN +3" organized by Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEP) Flag Thailand  
  • 1 July, APCD participated in an online Board meeting of Thailand Research Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Foundation (TRIP) Flag Thailand 
  • 6 and 13 July, the 60+ Plus Kitchen by CP provided lunch boxes from public donation for medical officials working in the Vaccination Centers in Bangkok during the COVID-19 outbreak Flag Thailand 
  • 9 July, APCD arranged an online courtesy call paid to a representative of Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the Kingdom of Thailand Flag China Flag Thailand   
  • 10 July, APCD held a preparation meeting for the implementation of the UNESCAP-funded project "Protecting and Empowering Self-advocates with Intellectual Disabilities in Thailand in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic" Flag Thailand Flag UN   
  • 14 July, APCD took part in a discussion about model guidelines on promoting of job preparedness for students with special needs organized by Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University  Flag Thailand
  • 16 July, APCD hosted an in-house training session on the disability welfare system in Australia Australia Flag Flag Thailand     
  • 29 July, APCD attended the ASEAN Secretariat's closing event for the project "Strengthening Organizational Structures for Gender Equality and Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities at the ASEAN Secretariat"  Flag Asean  Cambodia Flag Indonesia Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar  Flag Philippines  Flag Thailand Flag Vietnam         
  • 29-30 July, APCD participated in the Expert Group Meeting on Promoting Inclusive Employment for Persons with Disabilities in Asia and the Pacific organized by UN ESCAP Flag UN Flag Thailand    
  • 29 July, APCD organized "A Farewell to the APCD Internship Program" Flag Thailand Australia Flag Flag US              
  • 30 July, APCD attended ASEAN Autism Network (AAN) Executive Committee Meeting Flag Indonesia  Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar  Flag Philippines Flag Thailand Flag Vietnam                   

June 2021

  • 9 June, The Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA) interviewed APCD about Promoting Inclusive Education for Maldivian Professionals, Teachers, and Parents of Children with Disabilities Flag Thailand Flag Japan
  • 14 June, APCD participated in the United Nations Thailand and Multi-Stakeholder Consultations on the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework Flag UN Flag Thailand
  • 16, 22 and 24 June, The 60+ Plus Kitchen by CP received a donation for preparing lunch boxes for medical workers at hospitals during the COVID-19 Pandemic crisis, Bangkok, Thailand Flag Thailand
  • 17 June, The Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA) organized a preparatory meeting for the Third Country Training Program (TCTP) 2021 – 2023 project implementation  Flag Thailand Flag Japan    
  • 24 June, APCD attended a meeting of the subcommittee members on promoting and implementing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Thailand, hosted by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Flag Thailand  
  • 30 June, APCD participated in a virtual monthly meeting of the ASEAN Autism Network (AAN) conducted by the AAN Secretariat Office in Indonesia  Flag Indonesia Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar  Flag Philippines  Flag Thailand Flag Vietnam 

May 2021

  • 6 May, APCD organized working group meeting to brainstorm on manual production to promote physical activities to cope with COVID-19 in the ASEAN region  Flag Thailand Flag Japan
  • 15 May, APCD conducted the 2nd online gathering of project implementation on “Protecting and Empowering Self-advocates with Intellectual Disabilities in Thailand in the Context of COVID-19 Pandemic” funded by UNESCAP  Flag Thailand Flag UN 
  • 17-19 and 24-25 May, The 2nd online training course on “Capacity Building on Inclusive Education for Maldivian Teachers and Parents of Students with Special Needs” funded by Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA) in cooperation with Srinakharinwirot University and APCD Flag Thailand Maldives Flag    
  • 20 May, APCD representative with autism was invited to deliver her voice in Disability Inclusion Campaign of the World Food Programme (WFP) in Bangkok, Thailand Flag Thailand Flag UN    
  • 24 and 31 May, APCD welcomed two interns from Thailand and USA as online internship program for two months   Flag TH Flag US  
  • 27 May, APCD discussed with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Head Quarters, and JICA Thailand Office, to develop regional collaboration on promoting social participation and inclusive development of persons with disabilities  Flag Japan Flag Thailand   
  • 28 May, APCD broadcasted a live session on “Discussion on Process to Develop Disability Employment in USA” as a good practice for Thai partners and other stakeholders Flag TH Flag US   
  • 28 May, APCD participated in an online meeting of ASEAN Autism Network (AAN) Executive Committee organized by the ASEAN Autism Network Secretariat  Cambodia Flag Indonesia Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar  Flag Philippines  Flag Thailand Flag Vietnam                 

April 2021

  • 1-3 April, Collaboration between the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEP), and APCD on a mission to the Center for Empowerment and Vocational Training for Persons with Disabilities in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand  Flag Thailand    
  • 7 April, Visitors from Centra by Centara observed "Skill Development Training for Thai Persons with Disabilities on Employability in Food Business", APCD Training Building, Bangkok, Thailand Flag Thailand      
  • 8 April, The second workshop on Empowering Parents Groups of Children with Special Needs to cope during COVID-19 under the JICA‐APCD Community Empowerment Program (CEP), on-site at APCD training building, and other Zoom stations in other ASEAN countries and Japan Cambodia Flag Indonesia Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar  Flag Philippines Flag Vietnam Flag Thailand Flag Japan
  • 8 April, APCD 60+ Plus Bakery & Chocolate Cafe at Rajvithi Branch was recorded to broadcast on the TV Program "Aroi Lert Kub Khun Reed" (TV Program named “Most delicious around Thailand”), Bangkok, Thailand  Flag Thailand  
  • 9 April, Special workshop on art therapy facilitated by H.E. Mr. Poldej Worachat, Ex-Ambassador of Thailand to Sri Lanka, APCD Training Center, Bangkok, Thailand  Flag Thailand 
  • 28 April, Representatives from AAN and APCD joined the Meeting on Programme for Sharing Session on ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response (AADMER) Work Programme organized by the ASEAN Committee on Disaster Management (ACDM), ASEAN Secretariat Flag Asean  Cambodia Flag Indonesia Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar  Flag Philippines  Flag Thailand Flag Vietnam Flag UN                        
  • 29 April, The 3rd CEP Workshop on Recommendations for Improving the Manual to Promote Physical Activities to Cope with COVID-19 in the ASEAN Region Cambodia Flag Indonesia Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar  Flag Philippines Flag Vietnam Flag Thailand Flag Japan 
  • 30 April, APCD joined a virtual meeting of ASEAN Autism Network (AAN) Executive Committee organized by the ASEAN Autism Network Secretariat Office  Flag Indonesia Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar  Flag Philippines Flag Thailand Flag Vietnam  

March 2021

  • 1-3 The online training course on “Capacity Building on Inclusive Education for Maldivian Professionals at the Department of Inclusive Education (IED) and Teachers at Key Schools (Malé and Atolls) Project” was organized by Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA), Ministry of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with the Department of Special Education, Faculty of Education, Srinakharinwirot University (SWU) and APCD Flag Thailand Maldives Flag   
  • 3 Hundreds of face masks and alcohol gels were donated to APCD by Foundation of Children with Disabilities (FCD), Bangkok, Thailand Flag Thailand    
  • 10 ASEAN Autism Network (AAN) by Yayasan Autisma Indonesia (YAI) and AAN Secretariat facilitated mask donations from AHA Centre, Jakarta, Indonesia  Flag Indonesia Flag Asean     
  • 11 APCD conducted a preparatory implementation of the first workshop on Home Health Promotion of Persons with Special Needs in COVID-19 response with the working group Flag Japan Flag Thailand   
  • 15-17 The online training course on “Capacity Building on Inclusive Education for Maldivian Professionals at the Department of Inclusive Education (IED) and Teachers at Key Schools (Malé and Atolls) Project” was organized by Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA), Ministry of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with the Department of Special Education, Faculty of Education, Srinakharinwirot University (SWU) and APCD  Flag Thailand Maldives Flag    
  • 15 APCD Networking & Collaboration Officer presented Action Plan and attended Closing Ceremony in an online JICA Training “Social Participation and Livelihood of Persons with Disabilities through a Community-based Inclusive Approach (B)” Implemented by Empowerment Okinawa  Flag Japan Flag Thailand Flag Indonesia Flag group                   
  • 22 Ratchasuda College, Mahidol University attended a study tour to APCD, Bangkok, Thailand Flag Thailand     
  • 24-26 Implementation of 3-day screening workshop on the "Skill Development Training for Thai Persons with Disabilities on Employability in Food Business", APCD Training Building, Bangkok, Thailand  Flag Thailand   
  • 25 The first workshop on Empowering Parents Groups of Children with Special Needs to cope during COVID-19 under the JICA‐APCD Community Empowerment Program (CEP), on-site and online platform at APCD administrative building Cambodia Flag Indonesia Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar  Flag Philippines Flag Vietnam Flag Thailand Flag Japan                       
  • 26 APCD joined an online meeting of ASEAN Autism Network (AAN) Executive Committee organized by the ASEAN Autism Network Secretariat Office in Indonesia   Flag Indonesia Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar  Flag Philippines  Flag Thailand                  
  • 29 APCD staff were selected to participate in JICA Knowledge Co-Creation Program (KCCP) of Promotion of Social Participation of Persons with Disabilities through Sports 2021 via online platform from 29 March - 14 May 2021 flag group
  • 30 APCD was invited to participate in Validation Workshop on the Situation Analysis for the Young Future Makers Thailand-Promoting Youth Employability Project 2021 – 2022 organized by The International Labour Organization (ILO), Bangkok, Thailand  Flag UN Flag Thailand      
  • 31 – 2 April APCD was invited to be a speaker at a week event of World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) organized by the Association of Parents of Thai Persons with Autism (AU Thai), Bangkok, Thailand Flag Thailand  
  • 31 March, Visitation of new Director-General of Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA) to APCD, Bangkok, Thailand Flag Thailand

February 2021

  • 1 APCD Networking & Collaboration Officer participated in an online JICA Training “Social Participation and Livelihood of Persons with Disabilities through a Community-based Inclusive Approach (B)” Implemented by Empowerment Okinawa from 1 February – 16 March
  • 5 APCD requested collaboration with ASEAN partners to implement the project “Empowering Parents Groups of Children with Special Needs on Physical Activities and Health Promotion to cope during COVID-19 in ASEAN Countries and Japan” under the Community Empowerment Program (CEP) “JICA Special Project” Flag Japan Flag Thailand Cambodia Flag Indonesia Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar  Flag Philippines Flag Vietnam   
  • 8 APCD brainstormed ideas in relation to psychosocial disability issues with the representatives from Association for the Mentally Ill of Thailand (AMITH) for future collaboration Flag Thailand  
  • 10 Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEP) organized workshop on chocolate making for children with special needs in collaboration with APCD and relevant associations at APCD Training Center, Bangkok, Thailand Flag Thailand   
  • 16 APCD was invited for knowledge exchanges at an online workshop on “Situation of Social Welfare in Thailand during COVID-19 Pandemic” organized by Japan National Council of Social Welfare (JNCSW)  Flag Japan Flag Thailand     
  • 22 Online Meeting with the working group on preparatory implementation for “Empowering Parents Groups of Children with Special Needs to cope during COVID-19”  Flag Japan Flag Thailand
  • 23 Courtesy call of the representatives from Embassy of Japan in Thailand in charge of Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP), and Japanese Chamber of Commerce (JCC) of Thailand to APCD, Bangkok, Thailand Flag Japan Flag Thailand    
  • 25 APCD took part in the ASEAN Autism Network (AAN) Executive Committee Meeting organized by the ASEAN Autism Network Secretariat Office in Indonesia  Flag Indonesia Flag Thailand Cambodia Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia  Flag Philippines   
  • 25 APCD In-House Capacity Development Training on Introductory Facilitation Skills at APCD, Bangkok, Thailand. Australia Flag Flag Thailand

January 2021

  • 7 Representatives from Chitralada School paid a courtesy call on the APCD Executive Director for New Year 2021 greetings  Flag Thailand    
  • 7 APCD paid a courtesy call to Ms. Pornpith Phetchareon, Secretary-General, the Secretariat of the House of Representatives for New Year 2021 greetings  at the Thai House of Representatives, Bangkok, Thailand  Flag Thailand  
  • 15 APCD conducted a virtual field trip to introduce APCD facility for Ms. Kristy Sinclair-Lombardo from Australia who is working with APCD on online internship program  Flag Thailand Australia Flag 
  • 20 APCD conducted an online Workshop on Handover Tasks of ASEAN Autism Network Secretariat from APCD to London School Centre for Autism Awareness (LSCAA) hosted by APCD   )  Flag Thailand Flag Indonesia Flag Malaysia         
  • 21-22 APCD representatives attended Autism-Inclusive Tourism and National Conference on Autism in the National Autism Consciousness Week organized by Autism Society of Philippines (ASP) Flag Philippines Flag Thailand
  • 29 APCD organized Kick-Off meeting of JICA Special Project (Community Empowerment Program)   Flag Japan Flag Thailand  

December 2020

  • 2 A donation from TOTAL Oil (Thailand) Co. Ltd., to APCD France Flag Flag Thailand 
  • 4 APCD self-advocate with autism was invited to deliver her eco-voice in humanitarian fields on 4th December 2020 at the World Food Programme Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand  Flag UN Flag Thailand  
  • 9 Representatives from Immigration Division 3 (Samutsongkhram) under Royal Thai Police visit for future collaboration with APCD Flag Thailand 
  • 14 5th ASEAN Autism Network (AAN) Congress hosted by National Autism Society of Malaysia (NASOM) in cooperation with AAN, APCD, and London School Centre for Autism Awareness (LSCAA)  Flag Asean Flag Malaysia Cambodia Flag Indonesia Flag Lao PDR  Flag Myanmar  Flag Philippines  Flag Thailand Flag Vietnam
  • 15 APCD attended the online meeting and gave feedback on project documents for preparatory implementation on JICA Special Project (Community Empowerment Program) 2021   Flag Japan Flag Thailand     
  • 15 APCD was invited to share a message for an online session of "Mary Glowrey - Liliane Brekelmans Disability Award 2020" organized by Catholic Health Association of India Flag India Flag Thailand 

 

November 2020

  • 1 APCD presented Disability Inclusive Business (DIB) at a workshop on skill development for teachers of students with disabilities, organized by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Bangkok, Thailand  Flag Thailand
  • 4 APCD speaker at the International Webinar with the topic "Social Work Practices on Disabilities during COVID-19 Pandemic Era: Learning from ASEAN Countries" Flag Indonesia Flag Thailand   
  • 6 AAN online meeting on preparatory implementation for the 5th ASEAN Autism Network (AAN) Congress organized by National Autism Society of Malaysia (NASOM) )  Cambodia Flag Indonesia Flag Lao PDR Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar  Flag Philippines  Flag Thailand Flag Vietnam                 
  • 9 APCD attended an online meeting for preparatory project implementation of Personnel Capacity Development on Inclusive Education for Republic of Maldives hosted by Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA)  Flag Thailand Maldives Flag 
  • 10 APCD was invited to attend the press conference of “Empowering Disability to Thriving in Digital Era” organized by Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA) at DEPA Office, Bangkok, Thailand Flag Thailand 
  • 11 Introductory Training Course for Business Partners on Basic Understandings How to Interact with Persons with Disabilities, was organized by APCD, Bangkok, Thailand  Flag Thailand
  • 12 The Vice Minister of Social Development and Human Security of Thailand visited Disability Inclusive Business (DIB) Projects at APCD's 60+ Plus Bakery and Chocolate Café, Ratchawithi Branch, Bangkok, Thailand   Flag Thailand
  • 13 APCD welcomed Ms. Kristy Sinclair-Lombardo, Bachelor Degree Student of Community Services, TAFE, New South Wales (NSW), Australia as online internship program for 6 months  Australia Flag Flag Thailand 
  • 17 APCD as reference group, joined the online session final report: Formative and Summative Evaluation of UNICEF’s Rights, Education and Protection (REAP) II Programme 2015-2019 in the East Asia and the Pacific Region organized by UNICEF  Flag UN Flag Thailand 
  • 17 Representatives from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Thailand Office and APCD had an online meeting with Japanese resource persons for preparatory implementation of JICA Special Project (Community Empowerment Program) Flag Japan Flag Thailand 
  • 17 Mr. Morita Takahiro, new Chief Representative, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Thailand Office, paid a courtesy call on Mr. Piroon Laismit, Executive Director at APCD, Bangkok, Thailand   Flag Japan Flag Thailand   
  • 23 Follow up meeting of preparation for 5th ASEAN Autism Network (AAN) Congress 2020   Cambodia Flag Indonesia  Flag Malaysia Flag Myanmar  Flag Philippines  Flag Thailand                   
  • 23 APCD gave feedback on Collaboration and Plans on Employment of Thai Persons with Disabilities Initiated by International Labour Organization (ILO) and organized by Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEP) at APCD, Bangkok, Thailand Flag UN Flag Thailand      
  • 26 APCD conducted an in-house workshop on Making Google Forms and Learning other Useful IT Works delivered by the Information Knowledge Management (IKM) team at APCD, Bangkok, Thailand  Flag Thailand
  • 27 APCD's 60+ Plus Project received recycled materials donation from Branding and Corporate Communications of Bangchak Corporation PCL., at APCD's 60+ Plus Bakery and Chocolate Café, Ratchawithi Branch, Bangkok Thailand  Flag Thailand 
  • 27 APCD conducted a Bakery Workshop for staff with and without disabilities as a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) of Pandora Production Thailand (PPT) at APCD, Bangkok, Thailand Denmark Flag 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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