AICHR

ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights

  • Press Release : Special Meeting of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Human Rights Commission (AICHR)
  • 17th Meeting of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights
  • Sharing national experience on human rights implementation in ASEAN
  • Press Release: The AICHR Training of Trainers on ASEAN Human Rights Mechanisms for ASEAN Member States Law Enforcement Officers
  • Press Release: The AICHR Workshop on Regional Mechanisms: Best practices on implementation of human rights (with partial support from UN Women and Regional EU-ASEAN Dialogue Instrument)
  • Special Meeting of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR)

Press Release : Special Meeting of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Human Rights Commission (AICHR)

Posted on: 24 March, 2015

AICHR’s Representatives at the Special Meeting of the AICHR on 21 – 24 March 2015, in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) convened its Special Meeting, in Kuala Lumpur from 21 to 24 March 2015. The Meeting was chaired by H.E Tan Sri Dr Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, the Chairperson and the Representative of Malaysia to the AICHR. The Meeting discussed a number of agenda items including priorities for the AICHR in 2016.

In the four-day Meeting, the AICHR discussed the Five Year Work Plan 2016 – 2020 in accordance with the principles, mandate, and function contained in the TOR of the AICHR. In the formulation of the Work Plan, AICHR applies a forward looking approach, taking into account the fact that the ASEAN Community will be established by the end of 2015 and will embark on a higher integration process thereafter.

The AICHR also discussed and provided their inputs to the Draft ASEAN Community’s Post-2015 Vision and the ASEAN Political Security Community – Attendant Document, bearing in mind the spirit and commitment of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD) and the Phnom Penh Statement on the Adoption of the AHRD, and Terms of Reference of the AICHR.

Finally, the Meeting expressed their appreciation to the Representative of Malaysia and the Government of Malaysia for their hospitality and excellent arrangements for the meeting. The AICHR will meet again for the 18th Meeting of the AICHR from 6 to 9 May 2015 in Jakarta.

 

 

 

 

17th Meeting of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights

Posted on: 14 February, 2015

 

The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) convened its 17th Meeting, in Kuala Lumpur on 11 to 14 February 2015. The meeting was chaired by H.E Tan Sri Dr Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, the Chairperson and the Representative of Malaysia to the AICHR. The Meeting was the first regular meeting under the Chairmanship of Malaysia. The Chair outlined Malaysia’s priorities for the year 2015 embodied in human rights initiatives related to the judiciary, youth, and media.

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Sharing national experience on human rights implementation in ASEAN

Posted on: 23 December, 2014

The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) organized a regional workshop on domestication of human rights obligations, 17-18 December 2014 in Luanprabang, Lao PDR. In attendance of  the workshop were H.E. Mr Bounkeut Sangsomsak, Minister of Justice, H.E. Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Dr Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, the incoming Chair of AICHR, Representative of Malaysia to AICHR,  H.E. Mr Phoukhong Sisoulath, Representative of Lao PDR to AICHR, Director General of the Department of Treaties and Law, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Among the participants were AICHR Representatives or alternates from ASEAN Member States, representatives from ASLOM, ACWC, ACW, ACMW, AIPA, ASEAN Secretariat, law and  justice agencies and institutions of ASEAN Member States.

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Press Release: The AICHR Training of Trainers on ASEAN Human Rights Mechanisms for ASEAN Member States Law Enforcement Officers

Posted on: 2 December, 2014

27 – 30 November 2014, Bali, Indonesia

Led by the Indonesian Representative to the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR), Mr. Rafendi Djamin, the AICHR held a four-day Training of Trainers on ASEAN Human Rights Mechanisms for ASEAN Member States Law Enforcement Officers from 27-30 November 2014 at Pullman Hotel in Bali, Indonesia. The training, which was opened by H.E. Ambassador Kyaw Tint Swe as Chair of the AICHR, was supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Indonesia and Regional EU-ASEAN Dialogue Instrument (READI) Facility.

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Press Release: The AICHR Workshop on Regional Mechanisms: Best practices on implementation of human rights (with partial support from UN Women and Regional EU-ASEAN Dialogue Instrument)

Posted on: 21 November, 2014

The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights held a two-day workshop on Regional Mechanisms: Best Practices on Implementation of Human Rights from 17-18 November 2014 at Eastin Grand Sathorn in Bangkok, Thailand. This Workshop was organised by the Representative of Thailand to the AICHR (H.E. Dr. Seree Nonthasoot) with partial support from UN Women and Regional EU-ASEAN Dialogue Instrument.

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Special Meeting of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR)

Posted on: 16 November, 2014

The Representative of Myanmar, handing over the Chairmanship of the AICHR to the Representative of Malaysia, witnessed by all AICHR Representative and the ASEAN Secretariat

14 – 16 November 2014. Bangkok, Thailand.

The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) convened a Special Meeting on 14 – 16 November 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. It is the last Meeting of the year for the AICHR under the Chairmanship of H.E. U Kyaw Tint Swe, Representative of Myanmar to the AICHR.

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Press Release: The AICHR Follow-Up Workshop on Post Millennium Development Goals 2015 and Human Rights

Posted on: 22 October, 2014

The photo shows four panelists or speakers during the AICHR Follow-Up Workshop on Post Millennium Development Goals 2015 and Human Rights

 15 – 16 October 2014, Jakarta, Indonesia

The AICHR conducted the Follow-Up Workshop on Post Millennium Development Goals 2015 and Human Rights at Four Seasons Hotel, Jakarta on 15-16 October 2014. The convening of this Workshop is line with the recommendations of the previous AICHR Workshop on Post MDGs and Human Rights which was held in Jakarta in November 2013 as well as with AICHR Priority Programmes from 2013 which has organised several activites related to the achievement of MDGs.

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