Inclusive Policy for Persons with Disabilities in Indonesia

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Paulista Surjadi's picture
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Paulista is a Communication Specialist at an Indonesia-based foundation working to improve citizen participation in the making of the cities, Kota Kita. She is responsible for the foundation's communication strategy and campaign to advocate for joint-stakeholders actions towards more sustainable and socially just Indonesian cities. Paulista contributes to the data analysis and facilitation of series of public discussion to develop A Disability-inclusive City Profile of Solo City, a joint initiative with UNESCO Jakarta office. She is the lead organizer of the annual, civil-society led forum, The Urban Social Forum and the Asian member campaigner of an international, multi-stakeholder advocacy group, the Global Platform for Right to the City. She holds a BA with Honours in Communication, Cultural Studies from Monash University.
Rizqa Hidayani's picture
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Rizqa is an urban planner graduated from Diponegoro University, Semarang, Indonesia. She has been working with Kota Kita since 2013 and has been engaged in urban participatory planning activities and research. She is experienced in the fields of urban development including climate change adaptation and resilience, urban inclusivity, urban mobility, informalities and has been carried out different projects in different cities in Indonesia.
Nina Asterina's picture
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Nina Asterina is a researcher with expertise in urban and policy issues. She holds a Master’s degree in International Development (Urban Development) from University of Birmingham, having previously completed her study on public policy at University of Indonesia. She currently works on the urban inclusivity programme in Kota Kita Foundation, including urban mobility, inclusive economy, disability project. She has been involved in the urban data collection and analysis, facilitated series of workshops, and engaged with the local community and governments. Furthermore, she has worked on participatory budgeting research in 6 cities and leads the research on creative industries in 7 cities. In addition, her professional experiences previously as a junior expert in Indonesian Parliament and a teaching assistant in the University of Indonesia have developed her research skill in a more comprehensive way.
Erisa Takeda's picture
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I am a recent graduate in Political Science from Loyola Marymount University, and will be starting a Master's degree in Public Policy at Sciences Po. I currently work at the Social and Human Sciences Unit at UNESCO Jakarta Office.
Giulio Dalle Donne's picture
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I am a recent graduate in International Development and International Relations from McGill University who will start a Master's degree in International Affairs at the Graduate Institute Geneva. I work on the Inclusive Policy Lab for the Social and Human Sciences Sector at UNESCO, Paris.
Iulia Sevciuc's picture
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Iulia joined the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2011 to work on inclusive development, social policy, and evidence translation into policy. Prior to her appointment to UNESCO, Iulia worked with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Indonesia and Moldova. Before joining the United Nations, she worked with the International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX) and a number of regional organizations overlooking a large portfolio of projects on social development and third sector in Eastern Europe. Iulia holds an MSc in Comparative Social Policy from the University of Oxford, following on from an undergraduate degree in economics.
Charaf Ahmimed's picture
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Mr Ahmimed has extensive work experience in public policy and international development. He was appointed to the Cabinet of the Director-General of UNESCO to manage the Strategic Transformation process of the Organisation. Prior to joining UNESCO (Cabinet, South East Asia, Central America, and Soutern Africa) Mr Ahmimed was Senior Programme Officer with Canada’s International Development Research Centre. He advised various departments of the Government of Canada, including Privy Council Office and Department of Foreign Affairs on matters related to foreign affairs and international development. Mr Ahmimed has also worked at IMPACT (former Partnership Africa Canada), United Nations Development Programme, and Council of Europe. He collaborated with international organisations such as Crisis Group, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and contributed to the work of social sciences institutions such as FLACSO, CLACSO, and CODESRIA. Mr Ahmimed’s recent publications include: Intercultural dialogue: A tool for young people to address exclusion in southern Africa (Journal of Intercultural Communication, vol. 50, 2019); Changing youth realities: perspectives from Southern Africa (UNESCO, 2019); Youth political participation in Costa Rica (Critica y Emancipación, vol. 3, no 2, 2015); Role of media in the promotion of sustainable development and culture of peace (UNESCO, 2015); and Public policies and social inclusion in South-East Asia (Trinity College/Melbourne University/UNESCO, 2014). Mr Ahmimed is a Ph.D. Candidate at the Department of Sociology of the University of Cape Town. He is conducting research on the social reintegration of migrants’ returnees. He obtained a Masters in International Relations (Laval University, Canada), and a B.A. in Communication and Politics (University of Montreal, Canada). He has worked and lived in Morocco, Canada, Bulgaria, France, Indonesia, Costa Rica and Zimbabwe and has traveled on official and peer-reviewed monitoring missions to over 61 countries. He speaks fluently French, English, Arabic, and Spanish.
nt.van's picture
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Associate Programme Specialist in SHS - UNESCO Apia
Irakli Khodeli's picture
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Programme Specialist, Social and Human Sciences Sector, UNESCO

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