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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RSIS-CNA Panel Discussion Programme: Will There be an ASEAN 5 Years From Now?

Jakarta, 24 August 2016—On 24 August 2016, the ASEAN Foundation hosted the fourth live recording of the RSIS-CNA “Think Tank” Panel Discussion Programme, with the pressing question “Will There be an ASEAN 5 Years From Now?” as the theme. The show will be broadcasted on 31 August 2016 at 8:00 pm. RSIS-CNA has been organizing […]

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Human Rights Symposium for Youth: “Human Rights in the ASEAN Community Era”

The Faculty of Law, Universitas Indonesia, in collaboration with the HRRC, will be hosting the Human Rights Symposium for Youth: “Human Rights in the ASEAN Community Era” on 28-30 November 2016 at the University of Indonesia, Depok Campus. The conference will aim to spark discussions among students and academics on the impact of ASEAN Community on human rights, particularly […]

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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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Asian Research Symposium Emphasises Comprehensive Multi-Disciplinary Model for Social Intervention

Depok, 25-26 April 2016—The Human Rights Resource Centre attended the first Asian Research Symposium, which was hosted by one of the Centre’s university partners, namely University of Indonesia. Held at the University of Indonesia’s campus in Depok, the symposium was attended by various researchers, academics, and scholars from universities and research centres all across Asia. […]

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Amidst South China Sea Territorial Disputes, Philippine President Emphasises Cooperation Between US and the Philippines

Manila, 17 January 2016—From the 15th to the 17th of January, the East West Center (EWC) and East-West Center Association (EWCA) held an international conference in Manila on the theme “Bridging Diverse Cultures towards an Inclusive Asia Pacific Community.” The conference provided an opportunity for EWC alumni to update their knowledge of the region as […]

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INFID’s End of Year Seminar: “ASEAN is Us: INFID’s Notes on ASEAN Performance”

Jakarta, 17 December 2015—This year, the End of Year Seminar of the International NGO Forum on Indonesia Development (INFID) focused on evaluating ASEAN’s performance in involving the public; protecting, promoting, and respecting human rights; and preparing for the implementation of the ASEAN Economic Community. The event was attended by representatives of relevant ministries of the […]

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Seminar on Rules-Based ASEAN Highlights Symbiotic Relationship Between “ASEAN Way” and Rules-Based ASEAN

Singapore, 10 December 2015—With the ASEAN Charter, the 10 ASEAN Member States established the legal status and institutional framework for ASEAN. The Charter envisages a “rules-based” regime that adheres to principles of rule of law, democracy and good governance, even as the region continues to observe the “ASEAN Way.” As the ASEAN moves toward the […]

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