On June 18, AGENDA partner the Thailand Association of the Blind (TAB) published its third article on accessibility to information, communication and education for deaf persons. The article was written by Mr. Witawat Surittikul, a deaf former teacher at a school for persons with disabilities. Mr. Surittikul argued that although deaf people now…

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On June 17, AGENDA partner the National Council for the Blind Malaysia (NCBM) conducted its second webinar to identify challenges and solutions from relevant stakeholders, including the Malaysian government and persons with disabilities and their organizations, on making built (physical) environments more accessible. Speakers also advocated for the participation of persons with disabilities…

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On June 17, AGENDA partner Cambodian Disabled People’s Organization (CDPO) held its fourth roundtable talk show titled “Free of Charge Health-Care Services: An Effort for Advancing Equal Access to Health-Care for Persons with Disabilities.” Speakers included the Deputy Director of Provincial of Health in Kompot province, Mr. San Chheng and Executive Director of…

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On May 20, General Election Network for Disability Access (AGENDA) partner the National Council for the Blind Malaysia (NCBM) issued a press statement on Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) 2021 to promote inclusive digital technology for persons with disabilities in Malaysia. In the press statement, NCBM called upon the Malaysian government to fulfill…

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On May 17, AGENDA, the Representative of Indonesia to AICHR and ASEAN Disability Forum (ADF) organized the final webinar of the series of four webinars summarizing of best practices, lessons learned, challenges and next steps in implementing the CRPD approaches and principles during COVID-19. In her opening remarks, Ms. Jillian Ray, Development Counsellor…

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AICHR Indonesia in collaboration with General Elections Network for Disability Access (AGENDA) and ASEAN Disability Forum (ADF) is organizing a series of four bi-weekly webinars on advancing the protection of disability rights in ASEAN in the context of post-pandemic on Monday at 09.00 - 12.00 Bangkok/Jakarta time

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On May 5, AGENDA partner Perkumpulan Penyandang Disabilitas Indonesia (PPDI) conducted a second virtual focus group discussion (FGD) on the elimination of stigma and discrimination for persons with disabilities in the workplace. The discussion aimed to increase awareness and understanding of the implementation of the Enabling Masterplan and to encourage the fulfilment of…

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On May 3, AGENDA, the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) and ASEAN Disability Forum (ADF) organized the third AICHR webinar on best practices, lessons learned and next steps on how digital technology can advance the rights of persons with disabilities during the pandemic. H.E. Yuyun Wahyuningrum, Representative of Indonesia to AICHR…

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On May 3, Dr. Rex Bernardo, the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Consultant of AGENDA’s partner in the Philippines, the Center for Advocacy, Learning, and Livelihood (CALL) Foundation, was invited to speak at a webinar on the employment status of persons with disabilities organized by the Area I Vocational Rehabilitation Center (AVRC I) in…

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