The UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework officially launched in February 2015 and provides the first comprehensive guidance for companies to report on how they respect human rights in practice. This would not have been possible without the valuable input and active engagement of company, investor, civil society, government, and other stakeholders who participated in expert […]
The UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework officially launched in February 2015 and provides the first comprehensive guidance for companies to report on how they respect human rights in practice. This would not have been possible without the valuable input and active engagement of company, investor, civil society, government, and other stakeholders who participated in consultations […]
The HRRC will be holding the 8th Summer Institute in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, on the theme “Preventing Slavery & Trafficking in Persons in ASEAN.” The Summer Institute is scheduled for 11-13 August 2015 (with an optional program on 14 August), and will be held in Bali, Indonesia. This year’s Summer Institute will […]
In January 2015, the Human Rights Resource Centre (HRRC) published “Keeping the Faith: A Study of Freedom of Thought, Conscience and Religion in ASEAN.” This 10- country report captures the legal landscape pertaining to freedom of religion or belief in the region, in light of ASEAN governments’ commitment to eliminate all forms of intolerance, discrimination […]
The Oslo Coalition on Freedom of Religion or Belief will be hosting a launch seminar for the Human Rights Resource Centre’s latest report “Keeping the Faith: A Study of Freedom of Thought, Conscience and Religion in ASEAN.” There will be a panel discussion with the lead researcher, Dr. Jaclyn L. Neo of the Faculty of Law, National […]
The Human Rights Resource Centre will be launching its latest research project, Keeping the Faith: A Study of Freedom of Thought, Conscience, and Religion in ASEAN, on 12 January 2015 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The study takes its inspiration from the Article 22 of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration, wherein the Member States make a firm pledge […]
The HRRC, together with the Udayana University, will be hosting the 7th Summer Institute on International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, to be held from the 12th to the 15th of August 2014 in Bali, Indonesia. The theme for this year is “Combatting Violence Against Women & Violence Against Children in Conflict Situations and Beyond.
The aim of this year’s Summer Institute is to create an exchange between the ASEAN bodies and researchers/academia, by presenting current findings from studies issued on VAW and VAC, both in and outside of ASEAN, as well as “notes from the field” from key international actors. These findings will serve as a basis for discussion about what might be the “next steps” in ensuring the ongoing prevention of VAW and VAC in ASEAN. The discussion will be framed by both the regional commitments already made to combat VAW and VAC, as well as international action being advanced by UN agencies, the Security Council and bilateral efforts toward this end.
The Summer Institute is supported by the ASEAN-U.S. Progress (a joint project of the U.S. Agency for International Development, the U.S. State Department and ASEAN, implemented by DAI) and the British Embassy in Jakarta.
The project team of the Business and Human Rights Reporting and Assurance Frameworks Initiative (“RAFI”), consisting of Shift, Mazars, and HRRC, will be holding a regional consultation meeting on Friday, the 22nd of November at the Grande Centre Point Hotel Ratchadamri in Bangkok, Thailand.