Launching Riset-Inovasi Diaspora Bersama Menristek/BRIN, DIPI, dan Para Ilmuan Indonesia di Mancanegara

Dalam rangka memperkuat inovasi dan membangun ekosistem riset di Indonesia, Kementerian Riset dan Teknologi/Badan Riset dan Inovasi Nasional (Kemenristek/BRIN) meluncurkan ‘Program Skema Kolaborasi Riset-Inovasi Diaspora Indonesia’. Untuk tahun ini, riset dan inovasi diaspora diarahkan untuk mendukung penanganan pandemi Covid-19 di Indonesia.

COVID-19 Plan for the Disability Services Sector

People with disability who have underlying chronic health conditions, or who have high support needs may be at increased risk of contracting COVID-19. Infection is also likely to spread rapidly in residential settings such as group homes if not managed effectively. It is vital that service providers are prepared and supported to respond to COVID-19.

Rekomendasi Penyandang Disabilitas Dalam Respon COVID-19

Sejumlah kebijakan sosial, kesehatan dan ekonomi telah diambil oleh Pemerintah Republik Indonesia sebagai respon terhadap pandemik. Dalam pelaksanaan kebijakan-kebijakan tersebut, Pemerintah dan segenap kalangan berkewajiban memastikan seluruh penyandang disabilitas dan keluarganya mendapatkan akses dan dukungan yang sama untuk dapat mengakses seluruh bentuk bantuan yang telah ditetapkan.

ICDDA Conference in Malang, Indonesia 2019

I also had an amazing time meeting the deaf community in Malang Indonesia! They were all amazing and friendly people and we even exchanged sign language! Hello Everyone, Apologies for the delay as I have been busy travelling! I finally found time to write about the 2nd International Conference on Disability and Diversity in Asia (ICDDA) which was…

Why Indonesia’s anti-sexual violence bill important for people with disabilities

Despite many controversies surrounding deliberation on the anti-sexual violence bill in Indonesia’s parliament, people with disabilities welcome the new bill. Many disability organisations and advocates have demanded the parliament pass the bill as they believe it will be a major policy reform to protect people with disabilities from sexual violence. The law will also guarantee…

International Conference Invitation and Registration

The 2nd International Conference on Disability and Diversity in Asia “Theorizing Advocacy and Research for Disability Policy and Social Inclusion” Date: 24-25 September 2019 Location: Law Faculty of Brawijaya University Malang, East Java Indonesia Organised jointly with: La Trobe Law School Melbourne Australia, Pusat Studi Layanan Disabilitas (PSLD) Brawijaya University Malang, East Java Indonesia and Australia…

Public lectures by Professor Patrick Keyzer, Law School La Trobe University

Professor Patrick Keyzer, Law School La Trobe University presented two public lectures: ‘The Implementation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme: Hopes, Dreams, Challenges and Prospects’ at the Faculty of Law - University of Indonesia, Jakarta 24 October 2018 and ‘How is capacity measured in Australian disability law?’ at Jentera Law School, Jakarta 25 October 2018.…

Will people with mental and intellectual disabilities go on a rampage in the election booth as they cast their votes?

Indonesians will go to the polls to elect their President and member of Parliament on April 13 (overseas) and April 17 (in Indonesia). Of the total 193 million eligible voters about 1,247,730 are people with disabilities. Of this number about 332,728 are people with mental and intellectual disabilities who have become registered voter. Disability advocates believed…

Can Indonesian ‘smart cities’ be inclusive?

In the last two decades, the concept of a ‘smart city’ has been progressively adopted by cities in Southeast Asian countries, including cities in Indonesia. The concept originated in the USA and several European countries in the early 1990s, and according to the International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), there are several dimensions to the idea…

Nominal Group Technique Workshop

Hotel Santika Malang Hosted by PSLD UB This workshop is jointly organised by AIDRAN and PSLD in Malang on 23 November 2018. About 52 participants attended the workshop. They were researchers, disability students and activists from around East Java, and local government officials. The workshop was led by Professor Patrick Keyzer. This workshop is one…