Workshop of AGENDA’s Provincial Coordinators for the election Monitoring Mission

June 23, 2014

On June 22-23, AGENDA/JPPR held training for the 10 coordinators of AGENDA’s monitoring mission for the presidential election. The coordinator consisted of 5 PPDI representatives and 5 JPPR representatives from 5 provinces in Indonesia (Aceh, Jakarta, Central Java, South Sulawesi and South Kalimantan). Fadhil, DKI Jakarta KPU Commissioner and M. Jufri Bawaslu DKI…


AGENDA Launching Event

June 19, 2014

19 June 2014, AGENDA launched AGENDA II, the second phase of the project. Opening remarks for the event were provided by H.E. Simon Merrifield, Australian Ambassador to ASEAN and Daniel Zuchron, Commissioner of BAWASLU. Both welcomed the second phase of the AGENDA project and the continued effort to enhance accessible elections in the…


Monitoring Checklist Tailoring Workshop

June 17, 2014

On June 17, AGENDA/JPPR organized a tailoring workshop to review the existing AGENDA checklist. It involved few seasoned observers from various election civil society organizations with significant election monitoring background and also disabled people’s organizations. The workshop has established 3 (three) checklist that are going to be used in AGENDA’s monitoring mission in…


IFES Remembers Indonesian Disability Rights Leader Yusdiana

January 6, 2014

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) is deeply saddened by the passing of Senior Disability Rights Adviser Yusdiana (“Diana”) of Indonesia. She died of complications after surgery in Jakarta on December 28. Our sincerest thoughts are with her family and the disability community.

As a young adult,…


Memorandum of Understanding Focuses on Inclusion Efforts in Indonesia

July 4, 2013

On March 11, 2013, Election Access for Persons with Disabilities (PPUA Penca) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the General Election Commission (Komisi Pemilihan Umum/KPU) of Indonesia on increasing the participation of persons with disabilities in the electoral process.

The MoU was signed by Commission Chairman Husni Kamil Manik…

Training on Political Rights of Persons with Disabilities Brings Election Officials Together

March 11, 2013

AGENDA partner Center for Electoral Access for Citizens with Disabilities (PPUA Penca) organized a two-day training for the Indonesian National Election Commission (KPU) and Indonesian Election Supervisory Body (BAWASLU). The training was held in Bogor from February 22-23, 2013. Among the 20 participants were three KPU, four BAWASLU commissioners and senior staff from the…

Bali Commitments on Equal Access to Elections

December 19, 2012

The participants in the General Election Network for Disability Access’ (AGENDA) 2nd Regional Dialogue, held in Bali, Indonesia on November 10-11, 2012 adopted the Bali Commitments.

We, members of election management bodies, disabled people’s and civil society organizations, international organizations and institutions, and representatives from academia, recognize that…