a screenshot of a computer with ZOOM Meeting displaying a slide presentation titled ASEAN Enabling Masterplan 2025: Implementation, M&E, and Mid-Term Review Reporting

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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Four men took a photo after the signing

On October 15, AGENDA partner, the National Council for the Blind Malaysia (NCBM), conducted its final series of regional awareness workshops in Kuching, Sarawak to raise public awareness on the Masterplan at the state level. 21 participants joined, including five women, from nine DPOs; the Ministry of Women, Family, and Community Development; the…

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AGENDA at ASEAN Civil Society ConferenceASEAN People Forum 2019

On September 10-12, AGENDA attended the ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN People’s Forum 2019 in Bangkok. The theme was “Advancing Peoples’ Movement for Justice, Peace, Equality, Sustainability and Democracy in Southeast Asia.” AGENDA held a session called “The ASEAN Enabling Masterplan 2025: Creating Civil Society Partnership for Inclusive and Diverse Political Participation” on September…

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AGENDA at ASEAN Civil Society ConferenceASEAN People Forum 2019

AGENDA Disability Rights Advisor spoke at the Public-Private-People (PPP) conference on the ASEAN Enabling Masterplan 2025 on September 11, with the theme of “Working Together,” hosted by the ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Social Welfare and Development (SOMSWD) in Singapore. The conference brought together government officials, industry and business sector representatives, non-government organization…

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Conference on the implementation of ASEAN Enabling Masterplan in Thailand

AGENDA partner, the Thailand Association of the Blind (TAB), hosted a conference on the “Implementation of the ASEAN Enabling Masterplan in Thailand” on September 9, 2019. Fifty-eight participants, 29 of which were women, attended the conference in Bangkok. The participants discussed the implementation of the ASEAN Enabling Masterplan 2025: Mainstreaming the Rights of…

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Sabah state minister of health together with other speakers and NCBM staff took a photo after the signing

National Council for the Blind, Malaysia (NCBM) hosted its second regional awareness workshop in Kinabalu, Sabah. 86 participants attended the workshop, 44 of which were women, representing 11 non-government organizations (NGOs) and 22 government agencies. NCBM introduced the ASEAN Enabling Masterplan 2025: Mainstreaming the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (Masterplan) and consulted…

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the Indonesian Disabled People’s Association (PPDI), organized a public dialogue on the Masterplan in Jakarta

AGENDA partner, the Indonesian Disabled People’s Association (PPDI), organized a public dialogue on the Masterplan in Jakarta on August 7. The dialogue was attended by 91 participants, 38 of which were women, representing various DPOs, universities, political parties, government bodies, and media outlets. Edi Suharto, the General Director of Social Rehabilitation at the…

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