Summer Institute 2016 Begins in Bali

Denpasar, 10 August 2016–Today, the annual Summer Institute in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (Summer Institute) kicked off in Bali with welcoming remarks from Professor Harkristuti Harkrisnowo, HRRC Acting Executive Director, H.E. Ms. Lily Purba, Chairperson of the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC), H.E. […]

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Summer Institute 2016 on “Examining the Rights Impact of the ASEAN Economic Community”

This year, the annual Summer Institute in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (Summer Institute) will be held on 10-12 August 2016 in Bali, Indonesia. The conference component, to be held over the course of two days, will focus on the theme “Examining the Rights Impact of the ASEAN Economic Community.” It will be followed by an optional […]

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Conference on Corporate Governance & Responsibility Emphasizes Private Sector’s Role Beyond Driving Economic Growth

22 July 2016—On 20 to 22 July 2016, the ASEAN CSR Network (ACN) and the Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations, NUS Business School (CGIO) hosted a “Conference on Corporate Governance & Responsibility: Theory Meets Practice” in Singapore. In her welcoming remarks, Ms. Yanti Triwadiantini, Chair of ACN, commended the adoption of the ASEAN Guidelines for […]

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HRRC Presents Findings from Consultation with Southeast Asian Faith-Based Groups on Engaging a Wider Stakeholdership in Enhancing Regional Peace and Security

Jakarta, 27 June 2016–The Human Rights Resource Centre hosted the “Dialogue Forum on Introduction to ASEAN Community 2025: Engaging a Wider Stakeholdership in Enhancing Regional Peace and Security” on 27 June 2016 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The Centre presented the findings of a two-day civil society consultation held on 26-27 May 2016 in Bangkok with representatives from […]

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Conference on Corporate Governance to Emphasize Importance of Responsible Business Practices in Changing Global and ASEAN Landscape

Jakarta, 16 June 2015—In November 2015, the leaders of ASEAN signed “ASEAN 2025: Forging Ahead Together,” charting the region’s direction in the next decade. The document succeeds the “Roadmap for an ASEAN Community (2009-2015)” and consists of the (i) Kuala Lumpur Declaration on ASEAN 2025: Forging Ahead Together, (ii) ASEAN Community Vision 2025, (iii) ASEAN […]

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Dialogue Forum on “Engaging a Wider Stakeholdership in Enhancing Regional Peace and Security”

The Human Rights Resource Centre, with the support of the ASEAN Foundation, the Japan-ASEAN Solidarity Fund and the Bahá’í International Community, will be hosting a Dialogue Forum on “Introduction to ASEAN Community 2025: Engaging a Wider Stakeholdership in Enhancing Regional Peace and Security.”   This event is a follow-up activity from a two-day consultation (held on 26-27 […]

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Roundtable Discussion Considers Contemporary Issues of Racial Discrimination in Asia

15 June 2016, Manila—The Institute of Human Rights (IHR) at the University of the Philippines Law Center hosted a roundtable discussion on a paper entitled “Bridging the Racial Divide: Contemporary Issues of Racial Discrimination.” Authored by Mr. Ricardo A. Sunga III, Chairperson of the United Nations Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent, […]

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HRRC Launches “Update on the Rule of Law for Human Rights in ASEAN: The Path to Integration”

Jakarta, 10 June 2016–Five years after the Human Rights Resource Centre’s inaugural “Rule of Law for Human Rights in the ASEAN Region: A Baseline Study,” the HRRC presented today its latest research study, “Update on the Rule of Law for Human Rights in ASEAN: The Path to Integration,” at a launch attended by distinguished guests […]

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Book Launch: ‘Update on the Rule of Law for Human Rights in ASEAN: The Path to Integration’

Five years after HRRC’s inaugural Rule of Law for Human Rights in the ASEAN Region: A Baseline Study, the Centre will be presenting an update of the baseline at a launch in Jakarta, Indonesia, in the afternoon of 10 June. The forthcoming study, Update on the Rule of Law for Human Rights in ASEAN: The Path to […]

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Southeast Asian Faith-Based Groups Agree to Contribute to Enhancing Regional Peace and Security

Jakarta, 31 May 2016—As an interconnected community of nations, ASEAN aspires to build a united, peaceful, and prosperous region. Building on the Roadmap for an ASEAN Community 2009-2015, the Association in November 2015 issued blueprints to define, up to 2025, the characteristics, elements and the strategic measures required to achieve the ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC), ASEAN Economic Community […]

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