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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On May 1, AGENDA partner the National Council for the Blind Malaysia (NCBM) issued a press statement to promote equal access to decent work for persons with disabilities. NCBM highlighted the lack of reliable statistics on employees with disabilities in the private sector and stated that there is insufficient data on cases filed…

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On April 21, AGENDA partner in the Philippines, CALL Foundation, conducted its first Digi Talk to offer DPOs recommendations to government officials from the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). These recommendations were formulated in the first online DPO coordination committee discussion on April 9.…

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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 April 29, CDPO held its third roundtable talk show titled “The Impact of Accessible and Inclusive Health Care Systems and Services for Persons with Disabilities and Their Families.” Speakers included Mr. Pen Mony, Advisor for Vulnerable Groups at Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), and Ms. Moch Malis, Executive Director of Svay…

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On April 28, General Election Network for Disability Access (AGENDA) partner Cambodian Disabled People’s Organization (CDPO) held its second roundtable talk show titledUnderstanding the Existing Health Care Systems and Policies in Cambodia: A Reflection on the Implementation of Inclusive Health Care Services.” Speakers featured Ms. Ven Champamony, a medical expertise consultant and…

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On April 20, AGENDA partner the National Council for the Blind Malaysia (NCBM), conducted its first webinar on “Ways Forward for a New Normal for Persons with Disabilities” to raise awareness on how stakeholders can work toward creating an inclusive society and make COVID-19 recovery and responses disability-inclusive based on the Enabling Masterplan.…

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On April 19, AGENDA, the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) and ASEAN Disability Forum (ADF) organized the second out of a series of four webinars on the right to physical and mental integrity, right to education and right to work for persons with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. H.E. Yuyun Wahyuningrum,…

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