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.
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.
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.
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.
Posted on: 16 November, 2014
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.
Posted on: 22 October, 2014
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.
Posted on: 5 October, 2014
Yangon, Myanmar, 3 – 4 October 2014
The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) convened its 16th Meeting, in Yangon, Myanmar on 3 to 4 October 2014. The meeting was chaired by H.E. U Kyaw Tint Swe, the Representative of Myanmar to AICHR and the Chair of the AICHR.