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On January 26, AGENDA attended Accountability Report of Mr. Rafendi Jamin, Indonesian Representative to AICHR 2009-2015 in Jakarta, Indonesia. “Mainstreaming the rights of persons with disabilities has been an agenda of the AICHR, and disability group is now holding a strategic position in the efforts for promoting human rights in ASEAN,” said…

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Christian Donn, AGENDA Program Manager, presented promotion of accessible election in ASEAN at a plenary session of ASEAN Disability Forum Conference 2015, 20 October 2015 in Kuala Lumpur,, Malaysia. In the meeting Christian stressed that political participation of persons with disabilities particularly in election is very important because it will contribute in…

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On June 25, AGENDA representative M. Afifuddin from JPPR gave a presentation in Manila on best practices in observing the accessibility of elections at the ASEAN Conference on Election Observation, organized by the ASEAN Secretariat, DFA Philippines, COMELEC and IDEA International. The event brought together delegates from member states as well as the…

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By: Dipo Djungdjungan Suma

In November, head of states of Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) will gather in Phnom Penh for the 21st ASEAN Summit. There, they are expected to adopt the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD), which will represent a major milestone in the struggle for human…

Read more The Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Regional Human Rights Declarations and Conventions around the World

Rafendi Djamin, the Indonesian representative for the ASEAN Intergovernmental Committee on Human Rights (AICHR) says that inputs and insights from the civil society are important for the drafting process of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration. He said this on the meeting at Hotel Aryaduta on Friday, 15 June 2012, hosted by the Indonesian…

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By: Riri Rafiani, PPUA Penca

Twenty-four participants from a number of organizations that concerned themselves with election and disability issues gathered at Hotel Millenium, Jakarta, on Monday, August 15, 2011, for a workshop titled Study of Participation of Persons with Disabilities in Elections in South-east Asia. Among the participants were…

Read more The Long Winding Road Of Political Participation For Persons With Disabilities In ASEAN