Aug 18 2022

Field Visit to Observe the Progress of Organisation of Persons with Disabilities (OPDs) Engagement in Inclusive Social Protection Intervention

Sector: Disability

Title: Field Visit to Observe the Progress of Organisation of Persons with Disabilities (OPDs) Engagement in Inclusive Social Protection Intervention

Purpose of event: ​​

  • To understand the role of OPDs and their engagement in disability identification, process of ID-Poor intervention, and social protection intervention/access to social protection schemes.
  • To observe the work of OPDs in supporting their members accessing to economic opportunities. This includes the access to livelihood, vocation trainings, financial products
  • To understand the role of local authorities in ensuring the social services, including the work on Commune Investment Program (CIP) are more inclusive to persons with disabilities.

Expected Participants: Representatives from:

  • The Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation (MoSVY)
  • The National Social Assistance Fund (NSAF)
  • The Ministry of Planning (MoP)
  • The Australian Embassy to Cambodia
  • ACCESS Program
  • Cambodian Disable People Organisation (CDPO)
  • Organisation of Persons with Disabilities (OPDs)
  • UNDP
  • UNICEF

Organised by: ACCESS team

Supported by:  The Australian Government through ACCESS Program

Expected number of participants: 12 people