Regional DPO Network Workshop ADF – AGENDA

August 1, 2019

Regional DPO Network Workshop: Strengthening Coalitions for Masterplan Implementation was conducted in Jakarta, Indonesia on 29-30 July 2019. The workshop was organized by AGENDA and ASEAN Disability Forum (ADF), attended by 23 participants (15 AGENDA, 8 ADF). The workshop aimed to increase cohesion between AGENDA and ADF, to concertize the strategic advocacy…

Indonesia Holds World’s Largest Single-Day Election

June 21, 2019

On Wednesday, April 17, 2019, Indonesia held the largest single-day election in the world. For the first time since Indonesia’s transition to democracy, more than 192 million registered voters had an opportunity to select their new president and legislature at the same time. In the past, these two elections were held three months…

ASEAN Enabling Masterplan 2025 in various ASEAN member countries languages

May 7, 2019

The ASEAN Enabling Masterplan 2025: Mainstreaming the Rights of Persons with Disabilities represents the culmination of a collaborative and cross-pillar initiative of ASEAN organisations and entities to enhance the promotion and protection of the rights of persons with disabilities in the ASEAN Community. The ASEAN Enabling Masterplan is also available in Indonesian,…

NCBM launched a booklet on how to help people with disabilities

May 8, 2018

In mid-April 2018, National Council for the Blind Malaysia (NCBM), Malaysian AGENDA’s partner launched a booklet on how to help people with disabilities titled Panduan Memberi Sokongan dan Berinteraksi dengan Orang Kurang Upaya which would be used by the Election Commission officers during the general election. The initiative was funded by the International…

List of CSOs with Consultative Relationship with the AICHR

March 28, 2018

A total of four (4) Disabled People Organizations (out of 28 CSOs) which have Consultative Relationship with the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR): 

  1. Persatuan Penyandang Disabilitas Indonesia (PPDI/Indonesia Disabled People’s Association)
  2. Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore (MINDS)
  3. Malaysian Confederation of the Disabled (MCD)
  4. Thailand Association of the Blind…


AGENDA Produces Regional Research Report on Disability Access and Inclusion

April 1, 2016

In February 2016, the General Election Network for Disability Access (AGENDA) published Disability Access and Inclusion in the Political Processes of Four Southeast Asian Countries. The report provides key insights from Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam, written by local disabled persons’ organizations (DPOs), on access and inclusion of persons with disabilities with…

Living in Myanmar

April 24, 2015

Myanmar Independent Living Initiative (MILI) is one of AGENDA partners in ASEAN. Mr. Nay Lin Soe is the founder and program director of the Myanmar Independent Living Initiative (MILI), an organization for persons with disabilities (PWDs) in Myanmar. In this short video, Mr. Nay Lin Soe briefly describes and shares his personal experience…

Election Access Monitoring Report Spurs Conversations in Kosovo

February 11, 2015

This finding spurred KDI and HandiKOS to collaborate with the Kosovo Central Electoral Commission (CEC) on conducting workshops with electoral officials operating in the field, known as the Municipal Election Officers (MEOs). The goal was to better prepare polling station staff on supporting voters with disabilities. After a series of intensive workshops…

AGENDA Training of Data Center Team

July 8, 2014

On 7 July, AGENDA/JPPR organized half-day training for the data center team (20 people) on how to enter the monitoring findings from all five provinces into the central database and how to interact with the observers in the field to clarify specific information via phone.