Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 17 – 18 November 2012
ASEAN marks another milestone achievement with the adoption of an important document. The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) has accomplished one of its main mandate: the development of an ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD). The ASEAN Leaders has adopted the AHRD at their Plenary session at the 21st ASEAN Summit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on 18 November 2012. To reaffirm the commitment of the ASEAN Member States, the ASEAN Heads of State/Government signed the Phnom Penh Statement on the Adoption of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration.