October 21, 2019
On October 15, AGENDA partner, the National Council for the Blind Malaysia (NCBM), conducted its final series of regional awareness workshops in Kuching, Sarawak to raise public awareness on the Masterplan at the state level. 21 participants joined, including five women, from nine DPOs; the Ministry of Women, Family, and Community Development; the…
NCBM introduces the Policy Platform to the Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Dr. Wan Azizah Wan Ismail
June 25, 2019
National Coalition for the Blind Malaysia (NCBM) on June 25, met with Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Dr. Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, also the Minister of Women, Family and Community Development. At the meeting, Wan Azizah mentioned that the ASEAN Enabling Masterplan 2025: Mainstreaming the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (Masterplan) is one of…
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…
March 28, 2018
Starting March 8, 2018, Malaysian Confederation of the Disabled (MCD) and Thailand Association of the Blind (TAB) have been granted consultative relationship with the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR).
April 28, 2016
On Apr 2, AGENDA‘s partner in Malaysia, National Council of the Blind, Malaysia (NCBM) conducted DPO Meeting on the ASEAN Vision 2025 and to solicit feedback on the AICHR’s draft Regional Action Plan on Disability. The meeting involved 22 DPO community leaders.
October 27, 2015
Christian Donn, AGENDA Program Manager, presented promotion of accessible election in ASEAN at a plenary session of ASEAN Disability Forum Conference 2015, 20 October 2015 in Kuala Lumpur,, Malaysia. In the meeting Christian stressed that political participation of persons with disabilities particularly in election is very important because it will contribute in…
August 12, 2015
AGENDA Program Manager, Christian Donn provided an Expert Lecture on Media Guidelines for Reporting on Accessible Election in Expert Lecture Series at in Fifth IDPP Annual Meeting in Cyberjaya, Malaysia. Lecture on Media Guidelines is conducted on August 12th, 2015.
May 13, 2013
Noor Muhammad Ariffin Azeera of Ipoh, Malaysia, has an enthusiasm for community development. With a bachelor’s degree in Islamic banking and finance and a graduate degree in business, her passion lies in using policy to improve the wellbeing of her country. After she graduated in 2007, she joined the Merdeka Center for Opinion…