CALL Foundation’s 1st ZOOM Webinar on the Enabling Masterplan and Inclusive Education for Persons with Disabilities in the context of COVID-19 Pandemic

May 15, 2020

AGENDA partner in the Philippines, the Center for Advocacy, Learning, and Livelihood (CALL) Foundation of the Blind, Inc is organizing a webinar series on“Promoting a Rights-based Action through the ASEAN Enabling Masterplan 2025: Mainstreaming the Rights of Persons with Disabilities” in May 2020. On May 12, 65 people participated in the first Zoom…

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AGENDA-ADF 2nd Online Regional Meeting on COVID-19

April 22, 2020

On April 22, AGENDA DPO partners together with ASEAN Disability Forum (ADF) held the 2nd online regional meeting on COVID-19 inviting the Indonesian representative to the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR), Yuyun Wahyuningrum, to discuss ASEAN regional and country-level responses to the pandemic. In her presentation, Yuyun shared AICHR efforts, particularly…

AGENDA-ADF 1st Online Regional Meeting on COVID-19

April 2, 2020

On April 1, AGENDA conducted an online meeting with ASEAN Disability Forum (ADF) and all DPO partners for knowledge-sharing on current situations in their countries in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Facilitated by Rebecca Aaberg, IFES Inclusion Specialist, the online meeting was participated by 26 participants from Indonesia, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand,…

ASEAN Enabling Masterplan factsheets

March 24, 2020

In 2018, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) launched the ASEAN Enabling Masterplan 2025: Mainstreaming the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. To raise awareness of the Masterplan, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) and its General Election Network for Disability Access (AGENDA) created versions of a factsheet on the ASEAN Enabling Masterplan for stakeholders…

CDPO response to COVID-19

March 23, 2020

In respond to Covid-19 outbreak, AGENDA partner, the Cambodian Disabled People's Organization (CDPO) issued a memo dated March 17, 2020 that they postpone their upcoming activities which require people-gathering such as workshops, meetings, and training and also travelling. Starting March 23, 2020, CDPO staffs will work from home for most of the week…

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ADF-PPDI Masterplan Awareness Campaign in Jakarta

March 10, 2020

On 23 February 2020, ASEAN Disability Forum (ADF), with support from the Australian government, collaborated with the Indonesian Disabled People’s Association (Perkumpulan Penyandang Disabilitas Indonesia – PPDI), AGENDA’s partner in Indonesia, to organize an ASEAN Enabling Masterplan 2025: Mainstreaming the Rights of Persons with Disabilities awareness-raising campaign  to coincide with Jakarta Car-Free Day. ADF and PPDI invited speakers from…

MILI 2nd Talkshow on the Masterplan

February 12, 2020

On February 11, AGENDA partner, the Myanmar Independent Living Initiative (MILI) posted its 2nd talk show on its Facebook page. During the show, a regional election sub-commission representative from Yangon discussed disability inclusion in Myanmar’s upcoming 2020 election.

CDPO Roundtable Discussion on the Masterplan and University

February 8, 2020

On February 7, General Election Network on Disability Access (AGENDA) partner, the Cambodian Disabled People’s Organization (CDPO) held its 9th roundtable discussion, entitled “ASEAN Enabling Masterplan 2025 (Masterplan) and University.” CDPO’s executive director, Ms. Mak Monika, and Ms. Heng Srey Pov, a student service staff member at Phnom Penh International University, discussed perspectives…

MILI Multi-stakeholder Dialogue on the Masterplan

February 4, 2020

On February 3, MILI conducted a multi-stakeholder dialogue to raise awareness of the Masterplan and on how various stakeholders can support its implementation. In addition, MILI disseminated their policy platform document and legal analysis. The 77 participants, 45 of whom were women, included 35 government officials, 18 disabled people’s organization (DPO) representatives, three…