On August 8, AGENDA Disability Rights Advisor Tolhas Damanik served as a panelist at the ASEAN Prize Talk on “What More ASEAN Can Do to Support Persons with Disabilities”, in commemoration of the 52nd ASEAN Day and the launch of the new ASEAN Secretariat building in Jakarta. In discussing challenges in mainstreaming the…

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the Indonesian Disabled People’s Association (PPDI), organized a public dialogue on the Masterplan in Jakarta

AGENDA partner, the Indonesian Disabled People’s Association (PPDI), organized a public dialogue on the Masterplan in Jakarta on August 7. The dialogue was attended by 91 participants, 38 of which were women, representing various DPOs, universities, political parties, government bodies, and media outlets. Edi Suharto, the General Director of Social Rehabilitation at the…

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PPDI organized a press conference

On August 7, following the public dialogue, PPDI organized a press conference urging Indonesia’s public and private sectors to help implement the Masterplan, with several key resource persons: Dr. Vivi Yulaswati, Director of Poverty Prevention and Social Welfare at the National Planning and Development Agency (BAPPENAS); Mu’man Nuryana, former Indonesian focal point to the Senior Official Meeting of…

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AGENDA’s partner in Thailand, Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) on August 2 organized an Advocacy Campaign Workshop in Bangkok, Thailand, attended by 56 participants representing various organizations of persons with disabilities, government bodies such and Council as Election Commission of Thailand (ECT), Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Bureau of Special…

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MILI Orientation Meeting on the ASEAN Enabling Masterplan 2025

On August 6, General Election Network for Disability Access (AGENDA) partner, the Myanmar Independent Living Initiative (MILI), hosted an orientation meeting in Yangon to sensitize MILI staff and guests from other disabled people’s organizations (DPO) on the ASEAN Enabling Masterplan 2025: Mainstreaming the Rights of with Disabilities (Masterplan). The meeting was attended by 35 MILI staff, 22 of which…

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ANFREL on July 5 organized a focus group discussion with 19 participants from the Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies at Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand. The discussion aimed to present and collect feedback on ANFREL’s research outcomes related to their Legal Measure of Elections for People with Disabilities according to the…

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On June 28, AGENDA partner, the Cambodian Disabled People’s Organization (CDPO), conducted a round-table discussion in Phnom Penh, Cambodia to discuss access to justice and the Masterplan, as well as CDPO’s ongoing efforts to enhance disability rights by promoting the Masterplan’s implementation. The discussion was aired live on the Voice of Persons with…

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