On December 10, the General Election Network for Disability Access (AGENDA), ASEAN Disability Forum (ADF), and the ASEAN Secretariat (ASEC) jointly organized the third ASEAN web forum on disability-inclusion, smart cities, and connectivity. This web forum concluded the series of three web forums ASEC initiated to mainstream disability rights throughout all three ASEAN…

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On November 18 – 19, General Election Network for Disability Access (AGENDA) organized a virtual two-day workshop on designing talking points for engaging with ASEAN officials. The workshop aimed to increase disabled people’s organization (DPO) partner’s capacity to more effectively advocate for the implementation of the ASEAN Enabling Masterplan 2025 (Enabling Masterplan). Facilitated…

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AICHR Five Year Work Plan

The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) as a regional overarching human rights body has shown its further commitments in promoting and protecting human rights in the Southeast Asia region by successfully developing a new five-year work plan 2021-2025 that was approved at the 53rd ASEAN…

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On October 5, AGENDA, ADF and the ASEAN Secretariat (ASEC) held the second web forum on Disability Inclusion and ASEAN Economic Integration. This web forum was the second out of three web forums ASEC has initiated to mainstream disability rights throughout all three ASEAN pillars (political-security, economic, and socio-cultural). Dr. Aladdin D. Rillo,…

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AGENDA in collaboration with ASEAN Disability Forum (ADF) and ASEAN Secretariat will organize the second ASEAN web forum on disability inclusion and ASEAN Economic Integration. This web forum is the second in a series of webinars on the theme "Disability Inclusion and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Ensuring Accessibility, Equal Rights, and Opportunities for All".…

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On September 22, Tolhas Damanik from AGENDA and Lim Puay Tiak from ADF participated in the Open Session of the 16th SOMSWD Meeting that was moderated by the SOMSWD Philippines. In the 15-minute open session, Tolhas and Lim introduced AGENDA and ADF as a DPO networks coalition in ASEAN advocating disability rights in…

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On September 21, AGENDA together with the ASEAN Disability Forum (ADF) participated in the 15th ASEAN GO-NGO Forum on Social Welfare and Development and presented on the impacts of the COVID19 pandemic on the lives of persons with disabilities and their families including the loss of jobs, mental and financial instability at…

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On August 27, 2020, AGENDA, ADF, and the ASEAN Secretariat (ASEC) organized the first “Webinar on Disability-Inclusion and COVID-19”. The webinar was the first event in a three-webinar series on mainstreaming disability rights across all ASEAN pillars (political security, economic, and socio-cultural) through the implementation of the Enabling Masterplan. H.E. Kung Phoak (Deputy…

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