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CDPO redio discussion on ‘Accessible Election’

CDPO Radio Discussion on Acessibility, Cambodia

On March 23, 2017, AGENDA’s partner in Cambodia, Cambodia Disabled People’s Organization (CDPO) organized a radio discussion on “Accessibility and supporting people with disabilities at Commune Election” in CDPO’s radio station – Voice of Persons with Disabilities (VPD). There were 2 speakers at the discussion Mr. Toch Bonath - Program Officer of Neutral and Impartial Committee for Free and Fair Elections in Cambodia (NICFEC) and Mr. Ngin Saorath – CDPO’s Executive Director. hank you to the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) for the support. The radio discussion can be found at (in Khmer, Cambodian language):

https://web.facebook.com/VPDRadio/videos/716260895221394/

Meeting on Journalist Competition on Accessible Election

Journalist Competition on Accessible Election Judges meeting, Jakarta, 2017-03-17

On March 17 2017, , five judges representing the General Election Commission (KPU), the Press Council (Dewan Pers), the People’s Voter Education Network (JPPR), AGENDA Disability Rights Advisor and Media Expert had a meeting at KPU compound to select all winners of Journalist Competition on Accessible Elections. From 4 categories: (1) News reporting for TV and radio; (2) News reporting for print and online media; (3) Photo competition for print and online media and (4) “Opinion” articles for the public.

Thank you to the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) for the support.

Media Discussion on ‘Pilkada 2017 and Participation of Voters with Disabilities’

Media Discussion on ‘Pilkada 2017 and Participation of Voters with Disabilities’

On February 24, media discussion on ‘Pilkada 2017 and Participation of Voters with Disabilities’ at National Election Commission (KPU)’smedia center. Speakers at the discussion were Ferry Kurnia Rizkiyansyah, Commissioner of KPU, M Afifuddin, People’s Voter Education Network (JPPR) and Gufroni S, Indonesian Disabled People Association (PPDI).  In the discussion, Ferry mentioned that participation of voters with disabilities was increased up to 257.7% in Feb 15 regional head lections. Afifuddin said, even though KPU has determined accessible polling station standard, nevertheless, the implementation was far from expectation. Only 22% of 1227 polling stations monitored by JPPR across Indonesia was accessible polling station. The discussion was attended by 30 people from 28 medias – print, broadcasting and online. Major media such as National Television of Indonesia (TVRI), Metro TV, Kompas, Media Indonesia, liputan 6.com, viva.co.id and Radio ElShinta attended the discussion.  Ii was organized by General Election Network on Disability Access (AGENDA in collaboration with KPU. Thank you to the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) for the support.

Media TVRI Special Program: ’17-hour coverage on Pilkada 2017

On February 15, 2017  AGENDA Disability Rights Advisor became one of the resource person at TVRI Special Program: ’17-hour coverage on Pilkada 2017 ‘. The other speaker was Syamsuddin Harris, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI). Participation of voters with disabilities in Pilkada 2017 became one of the topics being discussed in the program. Thank you to the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) for the support. The coverage can be found at https://youtu.be/OaiJjOu5DzU

Discussion at @america on Pilkada Jakarta 2017

On February 21st, 2017 AGENDA organized a discussion with the theme ‘Pilkada Jakarta 2017: Lesson Learned and Turnout Voters with Disabilities’ at Pacific Place 3rd Floor @america. There were 3 speakers at the discussion Betty Epsilon Idroos – Provincial KPU of Jakarta, Achmad Fachruddin – Provincial Supervisory Body of Jakarta and Muhammad Zaid – JPPR. The discussion was moderated by Tolhas Damanik, AGENDA Disability Rights Advisor. According to Provincial KPU of Jakarta, turnout of voters with disabilities was very high, 99.7% voted, JPPR raised its observation finding that only 210 of 1001 polling stations observed in Jakarta Gubernatorial Election met all the 7 indicators of an accessible polling station based on AGENDA requirements. Both speakers from Provincial Supervisory Body of Jakarta and JPPR questioned the reason behind high increase number of voters with disabilities from around 5,000 on fixed voter list in December 2016 to around 10,000 on election day in February 2017. Provincial Supervisory Body of Jakarta presumption in explaining the increasing number of voters with disabilities was due to incapability of some poll workers in defining persons with disabilities. Thank you to the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) for the support. The discussion is available at https://livestream.com/accounts/21606213/events/6448829/videos/150046687

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