On 3-4 September, AGENDA’s Disability Rights Adviser acted as one of the speakers at a “Conference on the Inclusion of Persons with disabilities in the Electoral Processes” in Islamabad, Pakistan. Her session is on ‘Electoral Participation of Person with Disabilities, Why Should the Disability Communities Talk About Political Rights?'. In her session she…

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AGENDA, in cooperation with the Cambodian Disabled People’s Organization (CDPO), organized a two-day training on the rights of persons with disabilities in elections for Cambodia’s National Election Committee (NEC). Senior staff members from the NEC representing 14 provinces and two representing Phnom Penh were present. Also attending the training was Sokolac Tipor, the…

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When Josephine de Vera, or Josie, was six months old, she got a high fever. Her parents took her to the hospital for medication, where the doctor told them she had polio. Josie and her family looked for better treatment, but due to financial difficulties and the distance to medical centers, they finally…

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AGENDA partner Center for Electoral Access for Citizens with Disabilities (PPUA Penca) organized a two-day training for the Indonesian National Election Commission (KPU) and Indonesian Election Supervisory Body (BAWASLU). The training was held in Bogor from February 22-23, 2013. Among the 20 participants were three KPU, four BAWASLU commissioners and senior staff from the…

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