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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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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Freedom of Religion Symposium Emphasizes Dialogue, Education and Fairness

Manila, 17 September 2016—The Office of General Counsel and Public Affairs Department of the Philippines Area of the Church of Latter-day Saints hosted a symposium on freedom of religion on Saturday. During his welcome remarks, Mr. Vic Taylor, Legal Counsel of the Church of Latter-day Saints in the Philippines, emphasized the contributions of religion to […]

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Organisers of Summer Institute 2016 Issue Meeting Report

Jakarta, 14 September 2016—Organisers of the 2016 Summer Institute in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights have issued a Meeting Report highlighting key discussion points from the proceedings, including views from participants on the “way forward” in regards advancing human rights in the ASEAN Economic Community. The Summer Institute was held around the theme “Examining the Rights Impact of […]

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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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Summer Institute 2016 Begins in Bali

Denpasar, 10 August 2016–Today, the annual Summer Institute in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (Summer Institute) kicked off in Bali with welcoming remarks from Professor Harkristuti Harkrisnowo, HRRC Acting Executive Director, H.E. Ms. Lily Purba, Chairperson of the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC), H.E. […]

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Summer Institute 2016 on “Examining the Rights Impact of the ASEAN Economic Community”

This year, the annual Summer Institute in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (Summer Institute) will be held on 10-12 August 2016 in Bali, Indonesia. The conference component, to be held over the course of two days, will focus on the theme “Examining the Rights Impact of the ASEAN Economic Community.” It will be followed by an optional […]

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HRRC Presents Findings from Consultation with Southeast Asian Faith-Based Groups on Engaging a Wider Stakeholdership in Enhancing Regional Peace and Security

Jakarta, 27 June 2016–The Human Rights Resource Centre hosted the “Dialogue Forum on Introduction to ASEAN Community 2025: Engaging a Wider Stakeholdership in Enhancing Regional Peace and Security” on 27 June 2016 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The Centre presented the findings of a two-day civil society consultation held on 26-27 May 2016 in Bangkok with representatives from […]

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Dialogue Forum on “Engaging a Wider Stakeholdership in Enhancing Regional Peace and Security”

The Human Rights Resource Centre, with the support of the ASEAN Foundation, the Japan-ASEAN Solidarity Fund and the Bahá’í International Community, will be hosting a Dialogue Forum on “Introduction to ASEAN Community 2025: Engaging a Wider Stakeholdership in Enhancing Regional Peace and Security.”   This event is a follow-up activity from a two-day consultation (held on 26-27 […]

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Roundtable Discussion Considers Contemporary Issues of Racial Discrimination in Asia

15 June 2016, Manila—The Institute of Human Rights (IHR) at the University of the Philippines Law Center hosted a roundtable discussion on a paper entitled “Bridging the Racial Divide: Contemporary Issues of Racial Discrimination.” Authored by Mr. Ricardo A. Sunga III, Chairperson of the United Nations Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent, […]

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