NCBM Coalition-Building Workshop, Malaysia

February 28, 2022

On February 28, NCBM organized a coalition-building workshop to provide their CSO partners with important information on disability rights frameworks such as the UNCRPD, the Enabling Masterplan and the Persons with Disabilities Act of 2008. NCBM introduced all CSOs to the project scope and objective as well as their partnership with IFES in…

Youth Open Space: Youth, Disability, and Digital Entrepreneurship

February 28, 2022

On February 27, AGENDA partner ASEAN Youth Forum (AYF) virtually organized the 18th Youth Open Space: Youth, Disability, and Digital Entrepreneurship. The open space aimed to serve as an accessible venue for youth with and without disabilities to share their experiences and insights on how e-learning programs and platforms relating to entrepreneurship has…

PPDI-CSO Coalition Meeting

February 25, 2022

On February 24, PPDI organized a CSO Coalition Meeting with 4 CSOs namely TURC, APINDO, KAPAL Perempuan and Kerjabilitas in order to do a joint advocacy in enhancing employment of persons with disabilities in Indonesia. PPDI proposed the implementation of Law No 8/2016, article 53 point 2 that states at least 1% of…

Global Disability Summit 2022 Side Event with the theme “Using Regional Good Practices to Enhance OPD Advocacy”

February 17, 2022

On February 16, General Election Network for Disability Access (AGENDA) virtually held the Global Disability Summit 2022 Side Event with the theme “Using Regional Good Practices to Enhance OPD Advocacy”. The side-event focused on the challenges and successes of disability rights advocacy in Southeast Asia and highlighted the work regionally and national level…

[REGISTER] Global Disability Summit 2022 Side-Event: Using Regional Good Practices to Enhance OPD Advocacy

February 7, 2022

Over the past decade, AGENDA has built the capacity of 600 persons with disabilities in 10 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries through public awareness-raising activities, dialogues, and skills-building workshops such as government advocacy training and policy platform workshops. As a result of AGENDA’s advocacy and public awareness-raising activities, government ministries across…

Public Awareness Campaign on the Enabling Masterplan in Thailand

January 29, 2022

On January 28, ASEAN Disability Forum (ADF) partner in Thailand Transportation for All (T4A) held a virtual public awareness campaign on the ASEAN Enabling Masterplan 2025: Mainstreaming the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (Enabling Masterplan). An opening remark was given by Mr. Prasit Inthachom, Deputy-Director of the Department of Public Works for the Bangkok…

Social Media Campaign via Twitter and Facebook to Advocate for Disability-Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction and Management in Malaysia

December 31, 2021

From December 24-31, considering the impact of the current natural flood disaster on several regions in Malaysia, AGENDA partner the National Council for the Blind Malaysia (NCBM) organized a week-long social media campaign via Twitter and Facebook to advocate for disability-inclusive disaster risk reduction and management. NCBM called on key stakeholders including federal…

Roundtable Talk show on Building the Road Map for Achieving Accessible and Inclusive Health Care Systems for Persons with Disabilities in Cambodia in 2025

December 29, 2021

On December 28, AGENDA partner CDPO held its final roundtable talk show in 2021 with the title “Building the Road Map for Achieving Accessible and Inclusive Health Care Systems for Persons with Disabilities in Cambodia in 2025.” The guest speakers were Mr. Sok Chanthol, Deputy Director of Department Social Welfare of Ministry of…

Public Forum on the Accessible Health Care Free of Charge in Cambodia

December 22, 2021

On December 21, AGENDA partner Cambodian Disabled People Organization (CDPO) organized a virtual public forum with the theme “Accessible Health Care Free of Charge in Cambodia.” Deputy Director of Department of Social Welfare of the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation Mr. Luy Chan Rithy, Deputy Director of the Department of…