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Expert Meeting on Disability Measurement in Support of SDGs

Muscat, Oman

This meeting presented several sessions which discussed the following:  Disability-related SDG indicators for global monitoring; Disability statistics and/or policies and programmes in the ESCWA region: An overview; Overview of ongoing international initiatives on standards for disability measurement; Overview of questions used in 2010 census round to identify persons with disabilities; Approaches used to measure disability through censuses: National experiences; Measurement of disability through sample surveys: National experiences; Censuses, household sample surveys and administrative data as sources for generating data on disability for national needs and for SDG indicators; Strategies for meeting data needs for disability-related SDG indicators; Conclusions and way forward.