On August 21-22, AGENDA, ADF, ASEAN Youth Organization (AYO) and ASEAN Youth Forum (AYF)  jointly organized a pre-meeting and a focus group discussion (FGD) gathering youth with and without disabilities from 10 ASEAN member states. In the beginning of the pre-meeting on August 21, AGENDA Disability Rights Advisor, Tolhas Damanik, gave an introductory…

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On August 12, General Election Network for Disability Access (AGENDA) partner, Center for Advocacy, Learning, and Livelihood (CALL) Foundation virtually conducted the second online coordination committee discussion to follow up on the adoption of DPO recommendations that were formulated during the first coordination meeting on April 9. CALL Foundation offered these recommendations to…

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On July 28 and July 29, the General Election Network for Disability Access’s (AGENDA) conducted a two-hour training on building allyship between lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI+) communities and persons with disabilities for disabled people’s organizations (DPO) partners in Southeast Asia. The training was facilitated by Ramil Andag, a consultant…

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On July 27, AGENDA partner Cambodian Disabled People’s Organization (CDPO) held its fifth roundtable talk show titled “Advancing the Promotion and Protection of Right to Health for Persons with Disabilities in Cambodia through the Implementation of the ASEAN Enabling Masterplan 2025”. The guest speakers were Mr. Chhor Bunnaroath, Program Manager of CDPO, and…

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On July 21, HILC conducted a joint press conference with VFD and the representative of Vietnam to SOMSWD who is also the focal point to ACWC, Ms. Ha Thi Minh Duc. HILC Project Manager Ms. Nguyen Hong Ha briefly explained the Enabling Masterplan’s action points and emphasized the need to protect the rights…

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On July 20, AGENDA partner Thailand Association of the Blind (TAB) conducted a virtual consultation meeting with the representative of Thailand to SOMSWD, Mr. Siripong Sriarkha, to ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) Ms. Amara Pongsapich, and the representative of Thailand to ACWC Mr. Wanchai Roujanavong. TAB requested updates from the three…

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On July 13, General Election Network for Disability Access (AGENDA) partner Hanoi Independent Living Center (HILC) in collaboration with Vietnam Federation on Disability (VFD) organized a virtual workshop for government ministries to share disabled people’s organizations (DPOs) recommendations on accessible public transportation and buildings formulated during the DPO coordination meeting on March 31.…

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On June 24, AGENDA partner Indonesian Disabled People’s Association (PPDI) recorded a podcast titled “Regulations on the Fulfilment of the Right to Employment for Persons with Disabilities: Between Hope and Reality.” The podcast intends to promote the Enabling Masterplan and discusses the various regulations and policies that support and protect the right to…

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