LENTE Series of Radio Talkshows

April 2, 2022

On March 19, March 26 and April 2, Legal Network for Truthful Elections (LENTE) organized a series of 60-minute radio talk shows that can be accessed through 702 DZAS-FEBC radio stations, Facebook and YouTube. In the first episode, LENTE invited two government institutions, the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) and National…

AGENDA Fifth Regional Disability Rights Dialogue

March 31, 2022

On March 30 and 31, IFES and AGENDA conducted the virtual Fifth Regional Disability Rights Dialogue which brought together representatives from organizations of persons with disabilities (OPDs), ASEAN officials, national governments, private sectors, youth, international and national organizations. AGENDA aimed to share knowledge, information, and exchange of ideas on disability rights issues through…

HILC Coalition Building Workshop

March 28, 2022

On March 28, Hanoi Independent Living Center (HILC) organized a coalition-building workshop to develop a joint advocacy strategy plan with the Vietnam Association of the Elderly Persons, the Vietnam Women’s Union and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI+) group Deaf Dong Nai. HILC introduced the Enabling Masterplan, the objectives of the…

Youth Training on an Inclusive Digital Advocacy Toolkit

March 26, 2022

On March 26, IFES collaborated with AGENDA partner AYO to hold an Inclusive Digital Advocacy Toolkit online training to build young people’s capacity to conduct virtual inclusive advocacy and digital outreach. The training was facilitated by IFES Senior Inclusion Specialist Rebecca Aaberg, IFES Inclusion Program Officer Rachel Arnold and IFES Youth Engagement Program…

Youth Talk Show: Self-made, Youth, Imagining Inclusive Opportunities for Youth with Disabilities

March 20, 2022

On March 20, AGENDA partner ASEAN Youth Forum (AYF) held a virtual youth talk show titled “Self-made, Youth, Imagining Inclusive Opportunities for Youth with Disabilities.” The talk show was designed as a platform for young people to share their knowledge and experiences to encourage and inspire their peers to achieve financial independence using…

#BridgetheGap! Workshop on Disability-Inclusive Workplace and Environment for Persons with Disabilities

March 19, 2022

On March 19, General Election Network for Disability Access (AGENDA) partner ASEAN Youth Organization (AYO) organized a virtual #BridgetheGap! workshop that highlighted the need for disability-inclusive workplace facilities and environments for persons with disabilities at state agencies and private sector companies. AGENDA and AYO aimed to increase the public and young people’s  understanding…

Komisi Nasional Disabilitas Workshop on Human Rights Framework in ASEAN and the Enabling Masterplan

March 16, 2022

On March 14 and 15, AGENDA organized a workshop on ‘Human Rights Framework in ASEAN and the Enabling Masterplan’ for the Indonesian National Commission on Disability (Komisi Nasional Disabilitas/KND). AGENDA introduced the Enabling Masterplan and its M&E initiative, particularly the self-assessment process facilitated by AGENDA Senior Program Manager Erni Andriani and AGENDA Disability…

CALL Foundation Meetings with Coalition Members in the Philippines

March 11, 2022

On March 4 and 10, the Center for Advocacy, Livelihood and Learning (CALL) Foundation for the Blind arranged meetings for all coalition members to achieve consensus on the next steps for collaboration under the "Strengthening the Capacity of Advocacy Networks in Southeast Asia" project to advocate for the Enabling Masterplan. The members include…

AGENDA 5TH REGIONAL DISABILITY RIGHTS DIALOGUE 2022

March 10, 2022

Please join us at the Fifth Regional Disability Rights Dialogue that will be held on March 30 & 31, 2022. The theme is implementing the ASEAN #EnablingMasterplan 2025 and opportunities for #COVID19 response and recovery through inclusive digital access and economic development.

Workshops and panels will include discussion on youth engagement, COVID-19…