WEBINAR: Disability and Age Inclusion in Humanitarian Response
September 16, 2020
Are you a senior leader of an INGO or humanitarian or development agency/program in Timor-Leste?
Does your organization work on humanitarian response?
Do you think inclusion in humanitarian response is important but are not quite sure how to best support its implementation in your organization’s response work?
If yes, then this webinar is for you
LEARNING FROM GOOD PRACTICE ON DISABILITY AND AGE INCLUSION IN HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE: HOW CAN YOU SUPPORT DISABILITY AND AGE INCLUSION IN YOUR HUMANITARIAN WORK IN TIMOR-LESTE?
WEBINAR ON THE 29th SEPTEMBER 2020
The COVID-19 crisis has provided an opportunity to test disability inclusion in humanitarian action in Timor-Leste with clear examples of Organisation of Persons with Disabilities (OPDs) and humanitarian actors response being inclusive. But there is still limited understanding of standards related to inclusion in humanitarian action, how to do it in practice, and a need for increasing awareness and commitment from humanitarian actors.
To increase people’s awareness of the Humanitarian Inclusion Standards (HIS) in Timor-Leste, Oxfam, Ra’es Hadomi Timor-Oan (RHTO) and Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund (ASB) Indonesia and the Philippines has organised webinars on the implementation of HIS in local response. So far there have been webinairs for OPDs and Timorese disaster actors but it is recognized that to be successful in integrating inclusion into an organization’s humanitarian response that there must be leadership, ownership and understanding from the leadership of the organization. To support this a webinar is being held specifically for INGO and International Humanitarian and Development Partners leadership in Timor-Leste in English.
Title: Learning from good practice on disability and age inclusion in humanitarian response: How can you support Disability and Age inclusion in your humanitarian work in Timor-Leste?
Date and Time
Day/date: Tuesday, 29 September 2020
Time: 4 PM Dili time/ 2 PM Jakarta time/ 9 AM CET
Duration: 90 minutes
Language: English with Indonesian Language Interpreter
How to join?
• Register here to join on Zoom (for INGO or humanitarian or development agency/program in Timor-Leste)
Aims of the webinar
• To support international organization leadership in Timor-Leste to understand how they can support inclusion in their organization’s humanitarian response.
• To introduce the Humanitarian Inclusion Standard (HIS): A Sphere companion standard to international organizations/agencies leadership in Timor-Leste
• To reflect on inclusion in local responses
• To disseminate how the growing global commitment on inclusion is reflected in local level response
• To encourage the adoption of global standards in the replication of inclusive local actions and provide practical examples that will support organizations/agencies implementation
READ MORE ABOUT THE WEBINAR AGENDA AND SPEAKERS
A. Organiser and participants
Moderator and speakers:
• Ary Ananta Prasetya, ASB Indonesia and the Philippines, Emergency Response Manager (Moderator)
• Aninia Nadig, Sphere’s Policy and Practice Manager (Speaker on global framewok)
• Axel Schmidt, Emergency Response Coordinator ASB Germany and Sphere Focal Point Germany (Speaker on introduction to HIS)
• Paulo Da Silva Neves, Project Coordinator RHTO Dili Timor-Leste (Speaker on leadership for OPDs in response)
• Samsinar, Head of Association of Women with Disabilities Indonesia (HWDI), Central Sulawesi (Speaker on the application of HIS in local response by OPD)
• Sawang Srisom, Programme manager Transportation for All (T4A) (Speaker on good practices and gaps in inclusive response, reflection from COVID-19 response in Thailand)
• Session 1: Sphere and Humanitarian Inclusion Standard (HIS) correlation
• Session 2: Identifying practices, opportunities and challenges: to reflect on inclusiveness in local response:
- Sharing an experience in flood response & COVID-19 in Timor-Leste
- Sharing an experience in humanitarian response-earthquake tsunami and COVID-19 in Palu, Central Sulawesi
- Preparedness for inclusive response: existing capacities and mechanisms in Thailand to response COVID-19 and what are the gaps?
• Session 3: Review the implementation of global commitment at local level and it's relation with accountability and quality in inclusive response
• Session 4: Questions and Answer
This activity is supported by the Australian Government through the Australian Humanitarian Partnership Disaster Ready Program.