Regional Workshop on Business and Human Rights Held in Bangkok

Bangkok, 1-2 June 2017 – The Human Rights Resource Centre took part in the Regional Workshop on Business and Human Rights: Moving Ahead with National Action Plans, which gathered 200 key representatives from states, businesses, civil society, and trade unions at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand, to discuss how decision-makers from all sectors, […]

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Symposium on “Risks and Opportunities: The Rights of the Youth in the AEC”

Phnom Penh, 9 December 2016 – The University of Cambodia and the Human Rights Resource Centre (HRRC) successfully hosted a symposium on the theme “Risks and Opportunities: The Rights of the Youth in the AEC” at the University of Cambodia Main Campus. The event aimed to disseminate knowledge on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations […]

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Roundtable Discussion on Relations Between Russia and ASEAN Explores Possible Avenues for Strengthening Ties

Quezon City, 25 November 2016 — The New Era University-ASEAN Studies Center hosted a roundtable discussion on “Russia’s Bilateral and Multilateral Relationship with the Philippines and ASEAN” on 25 November.  Featured as resource speaker was Dr. Ekaterina Koldunova, Deputy Dean, School of Political Affairs and Senior Expert, ASEAN Center, Moscow State Institute of International Relations, Ministry […]

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ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights Grants Consultative Status to HRRC

Jakarta, 19 November 2016 – We are pleased to announce that the application of the Human Rights Resource Centre (HRRC) for Consultative Relationship with the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) was approved during the Special Meeting of the AICHR in Ha Noi, Viet Nam on 27-28 October 2016. As an academic research centre, […]

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HRRC and University of Cambodia Joint Symposium on the Rights of the Youth in the AEC

The Human Rights Resource Centre (HRRC) and the University of Cambodia (UC) will be hosting a symposium on the theme “Risks and Opportunities: The Rights of the Youth in the AEC” in the afternoon of 9 December 2016 at the UC Conference Center, UC Main Campus in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. It is envisioned that the […]

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University of the Philippines College of Law Highlights Precarious Employment in Contemporary Economy

Quezon City, 8 November 2016 — Professor Leo D. Battad, Officer in Charge of the Institute of Human Rights at the University of the Philippines Law Center, delivered the Class of 1957 Professional Chair Lecture in Government. Entitled “Precarious Employment in a Globalized World: The Case of Non-Regular Employment in the Philippines,” the lecture traced […]

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The Habibie Center Marks its 17th Anniversary with Discussions on Regional Issues

Jakarta, 7 November 2016—The Habibie Center celebrated its 17th anniversary on 7 November 2016. The Habibie Center was established in 1999 as an initiative to promote democratic life and human rights in Indonesia. For the celebration, The Habibie Center held a series of events and discussions. The event begun with a discussion on “ASEAN and […]

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AICHR Conducts Seminar on Promoting CSR and Human Rights in ASEAN

Singapore, 4 November 2016—On 3-4 November 2016, the AICHR successfully held a seminar on Promoting Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Human Rights in ASEAN in Singapore. The seminar was a follow-up to AICHR’s Baseline Study on the aforementioned topic. It was co-organised by AICHR-Singapore and the ASEAN CSR Network (ACN),  while the Regional EU-ASEAN Dialogue […]

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CSOs Highlight Opportunities for More Active Engagement Within ASEAN Human Rights Mechanisms

Forum Asia Consultation

Jakarta, 27 September 2016—FORUM-ASIA and the Solidarity for ASEAN Peoples’ Advocacies, for the ninth time, organized a regional consultation on ASEAN and human rights. Focusing on the theme “Strengthening Human Rights Protection through CSOs Participation in the ASEAN Human Rights Mechanisms,” the consultation was attended by representatives from AICHR, ACWC and ASEAN parliamentarians as well […]

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