From December 24-31, considering the impact of the current natural flood disaster on several regions in Malaysia, AGENDA partner the National Council for the Blind Malaysia (NCBM) organized a week-long social media campaign via Twitter and Facebook to advocate for disability-inclusive disaster risk reduction and management. NCBM called on key stakeholders including federal…

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On December 28, AGENDA partner CDPO held its final roundtable talk show in 2021 with the title “Building the Road Map for Achieving Accessible and Inclusive Health Care Systems for Persons with Disabilities in Cambodia in 2025.” The guest speakers were Mr. Sok Chanthol, Deputy Director of Department Social Welfare of Ministry of…

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On December 21, AGENDA partner Cambodian Disabled People Organization (CDPO) organized a virtual public forum with the theme “Accessible Health Care Free of Charge in Cambodia.” Deputy Director of Department of Social Welfare of the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation Mr. Luy Chan Rithy, Deputy Director of the Department of…

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On December 15, ASEAN Disability Forum (ADF) partner in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR), Disability Mainstreaming Advisory Service (DMAS) Center held a virtual public awareness campaign on the ASEAN Enabling Masterplan 2025: Mainstreaming the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (Enabling Masterplan). The Chair of DMAS Center, Mr. Thongchanh Inthachak, delivered welcoming remarks accompanied by…

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Cover book of Enabling the ACRF

This policy paper is intended to highlight to ASEAN policy-makers and stakeholders that the ACRF and its related Implementation Plan could be further strengthened through the application of The ASEAN Enabling Masterplan 2025: Mainstreaming the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (Enabling Masterplan) and considering specific disability inclusion actions. This policy paper sets out where disability should…

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On December 6, ADF partner in the Philippines, Center for Advocacy, Learning, and Livelihood (CALL) Foundation held a virtual public awareness campaign on the Enabling Masterplan in the Philippines. Hon. Ma. Lourdes T. Arroyo, a member of Philippines House of Representative provided a keynote speech at the event. The virtual campaign also included…

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On December 3, AGENDA Disability Rights Advisor, Tolhas Damanik, participated as a panelist for session three on disability civic engagement in the United States Government’s Summit for Democracy side event. In this session, Tolhas shared advocacy strategies in promoting inclusive elections and implementing the Enabling Masterplan. Tolhas also pointed out key important factors…

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