AGENDA designed a polling station checklist and post-election survey to be used as election observation tools. The checklists and surveys were modified from existing versions that were originally developed and piloted for observing five local elections in Indonesia between November 2011 and July 2012. The presidential election checklist and survey were adapted to…

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From January 28-29, 2015 the third Regional Dialogue on Access to Elections brought together more than 200 representatives from disabled persons’ organizations (DPOs), election management bodies, governments, media, and international organizations to spark an exchange of ideas and best practices on strengthening equal access to political and electoral rights for persons with disabilities.…

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On 9th October 2014 AGENDA representatives that lead by Chris Donn met with Commissioner KPU-RI Sigit Pamungkas to discuss potential cooperation between KPU-RI and AGENDA to hold regional conference on disability access particularly on election. It’s going to be the 3rd regional conference organized by AGENDA. The conference aims to enhance accessible election…

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On 9 July, AGENDA/JPPR mobilized 300 trained observers to monitor the Presidential Election in five provinces (Aceh, Jakarta, Central Java, South Kalimantan and South Sulawesi). Half of the election monitors, organized by AGENDA’s partner JPPR, were persons with disabilities and 36% of the observers were female. Three different checklists/surveys with 72 questions in…

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All observers were required to participate in a training to prepare for their Election Day duties. Observer trainings were conducted during a two-week period prior to the election and held in one central location within each province.

The provinces were: Jakarta Special Administrative Area, Central Java, Aceh, South Kalimantan and South Sulawesi. The two-day workshop…

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