AICHR

ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights

  • Special Meeting of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights on the Review of the Terms of Reference (TOR)
  • AICHR Regional Workshop on the Reporting Obligations: Sharing experience and best practices
  • Second Regional Consultation on the Contribution to the Review of the Terms of Reference of the AICHR and the Special Meeting of the AICHR
  • Announcement – National Winners of the ASEAN Youth Competition on Arts and Human Rights
  • Workshop on CSR and Human Rights in ASEAN: Outcomes of the AICHR Thematic Study
  • Press Release – 15th Meeting of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights

Special Meeting of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights on the Review of the Terms of Reference (TOR)

Posted on: 11 July, 2014

The AICHR Representatives' group photo at the Special Meeting on the Review of the TOR of AICHR

Singapore, 10-11 July 2014

The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) convened a Special Meeting, in Singapore on 10 – 11 July 2014. The meeting was chaired by H.E. U Kyaw Tint Swe, the Representative of Myanmar to AICHR and the Chair of the AICHR.

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AICHR Regional Workshop on the Reporting Obligations: Sharing experience and best practices

Posted on: 4 July, 2014

Picture of the participants of the AICHR Regional Workshop on the Reporting Obligations: Sharing experience and best practices

3 – 4 July 2014, Hanoi, Viet Nam

As part of the implementation of its Five Year Work Plans, the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) conducted a Regional Workshop on the Reporting Obligations, which was hosted by Viet Nam in Ha Noi on 3 – 4 July 2014. The Workshop was opened by welcome remarks from H.E. Mr. Pham Quang Vinh, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam.

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Second Regional Consultation on the Contribution to the Review of the Terms of Reference of the AICHR and the Special Meeting of the AICHR

Posted on: 30 June, 2014

A picture of the AICHR Representatives with the resource persons of the Second AICHR Regional Consultation on the Review of the TOR of AICHR

27 – 29 June 2014, Bangkok, Thailand

            The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) conducted a two-day Regional Consultation with stakeholders on the contribution to the review of the Terms of Reference (TOR) of the AICHR on 27 – 28 June 2014. This is the second Consultation that the AICHR has conducted, following the first Consultation organized in Jakarta, Indonesia in April 2014.

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Announcement – National Winners of the ASEAN Youth Competition on Arts and Human Rights

Posted on: 20 June, 2014

ASEAN Youth Competition on Arts and Human Rights

The first part of the region-wide ASEAN Youth Competition on Arts and Human Rights has been completed!

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Workshop on CSR and Human Rights in ASEAN: Outcomes of the AICHR Thematic Study

Posted on: 17 June, 2014

Picture of the AICHR Representatives with the presenters of the Workshop

Singapore, 13-14 June 2014

The first-ever thematic study completed by the AICHR was the subject of discussion at the “Workshop on CSR and Human Rights in ASEAN: Outcomes of the AICHR Thematic Study” hosted by Singapore on 13-14 June 2014. The AICHR Representatives welcomed the completion of the Baseline Study for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Human Rights in ASEAN, a path-breaking study embarked on by the AICHR in December 2011.

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First Regional Consultation on the Review of the TOR of AICHR

Posted on: 28 April, 2014

The AICHR Representatives are currently conducting their first of a series of Regional Consultations with stakeholders on the Review of the Terms of Reference (TOR) of the AICHR. The consultation are the actualisation of Article 9.7 of the TOR, where “the AICHR shall assess its work and submit recommendations for the consideration of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting on future efforts that could be undertaken in the promotion and protection of human rights within ASEAN“.

Inputs from the series of consultations will contribute to the set of recommendations the AICHR will submit to the Foreign Ministers in August 2014.

From the two-day consultations, the AICHR is meeting the representatives of ASEAN Sectoral Bodies on the first day, before meeting the civil society organisations (CSOs) on the second day.

Press Release – 15th Meeting of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights

Posted on: 27 April, 2014

ASEAN Secretariat, 22-24 and 26-27 April 2014

The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) convened its 15th Meeting, at the ASEAN Secretariat from 22 – 24 and 26 – 27 April 2014. The meeting was chaired by H.E. U Kyaw Tint Swe, the Representative of Myanmar to AICHR and the Chair of the AICHR. The Meeting had an extensive agenda which featured discussions with the Secretary-General of ASEAN, the Committee of Permanent Representatives (CPR) and the representatives of the Senior Officials Meeting on Social Welfare and Development (SOMSWD).

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