Interface Meeting of OPDs from ASEAN before 2019 AICHR Regional Dialogue

December 4, 2019

On December 3, AGENDA organized an Interface Meeting of Organizations of Persons with Disabilities from ASEAN Member States in Bangkok, Thailand. Thirty-three representatives from nine of the 10 ASEAN member states, 21 of which were women, participated in the meeting. Prof. Dr. Amara Pongsapich, Thailand Representative to the AICHR and the Chair of…

Awareness Campaign on the ASEAN Enabling Masterplan in Cambodia

November 30, 2019

On November 29, ASEAN Disability Forum, in collaboration with AGENDA partner the Cambodia Disabled People Organization (CDPO), held its first pilot awareness campaign to promote the Masterplan in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Seventy-seven participants attended, 20 of which were women. The campaign included an open-for-public exhibition where Cambodian DPOs s presented on their organization…

Open Session at the 14th SOMSWD Meeting

November 21, 2019

On November 20, Tolhas Damanik, AGENDA Disability Rights Advisor, and Lim Puay Tiak, Chairperson of ASEAN Disability Forum (ADF), attended the open session with SOMSWD focal points during the 14th SOMSWD meeting in Lao PDR. Since September 2019, AGENDA and ADF, through the ASEAN Secretariat, had requested to have an open session with…

Launching of PPDI’s Short Film Competition

Launching of PPDI’s Short Film Competition

September 26, 2019

On September 25, AGENDA partner in Indonesia, PPDI, launched a 'Short Film Competition' with the theme of Fulfillment of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities by Implementing ASEAN Enabling Masterplan 2025 to Achieve an Inclusive Indonesia at Ministry of Foreign Affairs premises.There were 52 people attended the launching event. Before the short film…

Advocacy and Strategic Communication training in the Philippines

September 19, 2019

AGENDA partner in the Philippines, CALL Foundation of the Blind, Inc organized 'Advocacy and Strategic Communication" training on 17-18 September 2019 in Taguig City, Philippines. The training participated by Person with Disability Leaders from the grassroots and national level. The training was attended by 28 participants (14 men and 14 women). The training…

Bawaslu’s FGD on the ‘Evaluation of Election Observation Tools’ and AGENDA participation

September 18, 2019

On September 17, AGENDA participated in the Election Supervisory Body’s (Bawaslu) focus group discussion (FGD) on the “Evaluation of Election Observation Tools” alongside CSOs that work in the monitoring of accessible elections, including the Constitution and Democracy Initiative (KoDE Inisiatif), Independent Committee for Election Oversight (KIPP), People’s Voter Education Network (JPPR), Democracy and…

Bawaslu’s FGD on the ‘Evaluation of Election Observation Tools’ and AGENDA participation

September 18, 2019

On September 17, AGENDA participated in the Election Supervisory Body’s (Bawaslu) focus group discussion (FGD) on the “Evaluation of Election Observation Tools” alongside CSOs that work in the monitoring of accessible elections, including the Constitution and Democracy Initiative (KoDE Inisiatif), Independent Committee for Election Oversight (KIPP), People’s Voter Education Network (JPPR), Democracy and…

AGENDA at ASEAN Civil Society ConferenceASEAN People Forum 2019

AGENDA at ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN People Forum 2019

September 13, 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…

AGENDA at ASEAN Civil Society ConferenceASEAN People Forum 2019

Public-Private-People Conference on the ASEAN Enabling Masterplan 2025

September 12, 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…