On December 12, Cambodian Disabled People’s Organization (CDPO) held its final discussion in a series of live roundtables on celebrating the international day of persons with disabilities (IDPD) in Cambodia. CPDO invited the Deputy Chief of Integration of Persons with Disabilities Unit of the Disability Action Council (DAC) – a national coordination and…

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On December 5, Myanmar Independent Living Initiative (MILI) met with the union minister of the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief, and Resettlement (MSWRR), Dr. Win Myat Aye, in Nay Pyi Taw, to discuss potential areas of collaboration in conducting the multi-stakeholder dialogue on the ASEAN Enabling Masterplan 2025: Mainstreaming the Rights of Persons…

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On December 3 – 5, General Election Network for Disability Access (AGENDA) participated in the 2019 ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) Regional Dialogue on the Mainstreaming the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the ASEAN Community (Gender Perspectives on Disability Rights). The dialogue’s first activity, concurrent with the International Day of…

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On December 3, AGENDA organized an Interface Meeting of Organizations of Persons with Disabilities from ASEAN Member States in Bangkok, Thailand. Thirty-three representatives from nine of the 10 ASEAN member states, 21 of which were women, participated in the meeting. Prof. Dr. Amara Pongsapich, Thailand Representative to the AICHR and the Chair of…

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On November 29, ASEAN Disability Forum, in collaboration with AGENDA partner the Cambodia Disabled People Organization (CDPO), held its first pilot awareness campaign to promote the Masterplan in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Seventy-seven participants attended, 20 of which were women. The campaign included an open-for-public exhibition where Cambodian DPOs s presented on their organization…

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On November 18, AGENDA team participated in the 14th ASEAN GO-NGO Forum on Social Welfare and Development themed ‘Strengthening Social Protection on Vulnerable Children in ASEAN’ held in Vientiane, Lao PDR. Tolhas Damanik, AGENDA Disability Rights Advisor, was one of the panelists of the forum and shared several points of our recommendations on…

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