Summer Institute 2017 Postponement Advisory due to Mt. Agung’s Imminent Eruption

This is to announce the postponement of the 2017 Summer Institute in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (Summer Institute 2017) on the theme “Trade, Investment, and the Rule of Law in ASEAN” scheduled on 25-27 September 2017 in Bali, Indonesia. We have been closely monitoring the status of Bali’s Mt. Agung volcano since Indonesian […]

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HRRC Highlights Crucial Role of ‘Rule of Law’ in ASEAN’s 50th Anniversary

Manila, 8 August 2017 – On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the Human Rights Resource Centre (HRRC), through its lead researcher for the “Update on the Rule of Law for Human Rights in ASEAN: The Road to Integration”, Francis Tom Temprosa, presented the […]

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HRRC Presents “Update on the Rule of Law for Human Rights in ASEAN: The Path to Integration” in World Justice Forum

The Hague, 10-13 July 2017 – The Human Rights Resource Centre (HRRC) participated in the World Justice Forum V organised by the World Justice Project (WJP). An organisation known for its Rule of Law Index, the WJO seeks to advance Rule of Law through a multidisciplinary approach. The belief that Rule of Law is not […]

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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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AICHR’s First Judicial Colloquium on the Sharing of Good Practices Regarding International Human Rights Law

Kuala Lumpur, 13-15 March 2017 – The Human Rights Resource Centre (HRRC) joined the first ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission of Human Rights (AICHR) Judicial Colloquium on the Sharing of Good Practices Regarding International Human Rights Law. The Judicial Colloquium aimed to strengthen judicial cooperation and encourage greater peer-to-peer interaction between relevant stakeholders, and to provide a […]

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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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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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