SEAHRN’S Fifth International Conference on Human Rights and Peace and Conflict in Southeast Asia: How to Regain the Momentum for Human Rights in A Shifting World

Manila, 15-17 October 2018. The Southeast Asian Human Rights Studies Network (SEAHRN) held its fifth international conference on human rights and peace and conflict last week, with the theme “Making it Matter: Empowering Societies for Human Rights and Dignity in Southeast Asia”. Co-organized also by Human Rights Center of Ateneo de Manila University, the Department […]

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AICHR CSO Symposium 2018: Enhancing CSO Engagement With ASEAN Human Rights Bodies

Chiang Rai, 13 – 15 October 2018 On 13-15 October 2018 AICHR held CSO Symposium 2018. The forum, aimed at furthering communication and coordination between the Commission and its counterpart ASEAN bodies and other relevant organizations, was attended by the AICHR Representatives as well as delegates from 20 civil society organizations with consultative relationship with […]

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HRRC and WSD Handa Center Launch the Results of Trafficking in Persons Data Collection Study “Understanding the Landscape of Human Trafficking Data Collection in ASEAN and Promoting Government and Civil Society-Led Promising Practices”

Jakarta, 29 March 2018 – The Human Rights Resource Centre (HRRC) and the WSD Handa Center for Human Rights and International Justice at Stanford University (WSD Handa Center) successfully launched the results of the study “Understanding the Landscape of Human Trafficking Data Collection in ASEAN and Promoting Government- and Civil Society-Led Promising Practices” on 29 March 2018 […]

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HRRC Hosts Summer Institute on Trade, Investment, and the Rule of Law in ASEAN

Bali, 29-30 January 2018 – The Human Rights Resource Centre (HRRC) hosted the 2017 Summer Institute in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (Summer Institute) with the theme “Trade, Investment, and Rule of Law in ASEAN” on 29 and 30 January 2018, in Conrad Hotel, Bali, Indonesia. H.E. Ambassador, Ong Keng Yong, Chairperson of HRRC’s […]

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AICHR Holds Round Table Discussion With CSOs on the Implementation of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration

Bohol, 28 November 2017 –  On the occasion of the 5th anniversary of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration 2012 (AHRD), the Human Rights Resource Centre (HRRC) joined the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) and other civil society organisations (CSOs) in consultative relationship with AICHR in a round table discussion on the implementation of […]

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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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