Posted on: 18 February, 2014
The annual consultation was held on 4 February 2014, at the Institute of Research and Development for Public Enterprises, in Bangkok, Thailand. Presided by H.E. Dr. Seree Nonthasoot, Representative of Thailand to the AICHR, the consultation was joined by representatives from CSOs in various fields related to human rights – such as CSOs representing women, children, people with disabilities, refugees, migrant workers, trafficked persons and justice system. The purpose of the consultation was to present the AICHR activities conducted in 2013 and to outline the activities for 2014 that will be carried out by the AICHR and the Representative of Thailand in his own capacity. In addition, the consultation aimed to gather CSOs’ inputs to be presented and incorporated in the AICHR’s agendas and activities.
Posted on: 11 February, 2014
Yangon, Myanmar, 8 – 11 February 2014
The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) convened its first meeting in 2014, under the chairmanship of H.E. U Kyaw Tint Swe, the Representative of Myanmar to the AICHR, from 8 to 11 February 2014 in Yangon, Myanmar. Building on the success and achievements in 2013, this year will be important for the AICHR to further contribute to the development of the ASEAN community post-2015 vision as well as to the review of its Terms of Reference (TOR). In this connection, the AICHR has scheduled a series of consultations to assess its work and to gather inputs from stakeholders to help formulate the AICHR’s recommendations for the consideration of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers.
Posted on: 19 December, 2013
AICHR Regional Workshop On Millennium Development Goals Post 2015 And Human Rights
The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) organized a two day Regional Workshop on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Post 2015 and Human Rights in Jakarta, Indonesia, from 11-12 December 2013. The Regional Workshop was held by AICHR Indonesia with support from the Directorate General of ASEAN Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia and the Regional EU-ASEAN Dialogue Instrument (READI) Facility.
Posted on: 18 December, 2013
Brunei Darussalam, 16 – 18 December 2013
The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) convened its Thirteenth Meeting on 16 to 18 December 2013 in Brunei Darussalam. The Meeting was chaired by H.E. Pehin Dato Dr. Awang Hj. Ahmad bin Hj. Jumat, the Representative of Brunei Darussalam and the Chair of the AICHR.
Posted on: 15 December, 2013
On 12 December 2013, at the International Convention and Training Center (ICTC) in Vientiane, the Lao Ministry of Foreign Affairs in collaboration with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Regional Office organized a Workshop on Reporting under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. The Lao PDR ratified the ICCPR in 2009 and is in the preparatory process for the country’s Initial Report. Attending the Workshop were officials from line ministries and institutions appointed as coordinating persons under the National Steering Committee on Human Rights established since 2012.
Posted on: 6 December, 2013
29 November 2013
The Philippines, through the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and the Department of Justice – Inter-agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT), hosted an ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) Regional Workshop on the Human Rights-Based Approach to Combat Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, in Makati from 27 to 28 November 2013.