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The Adoption of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD) at the 21st ASEAN Summit and the Special Meeting of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR)

Posted on: 26 November, 2012

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.

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ASEAN Human Rights Declaration Adopted, and the Signing Ceremony of the Phnom Penh Statement

Posted on: 22 November, 2012

 

Sunday, 18 November 2012, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

At the 21st Summit of ASEAN, the ASEAN Leaders signed the “Phnom Penh Statement on the Adoption of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration”, signifying the adoption of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD).

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Press Release of the Round Table Discussion and the First Coordination Meeting of the AICHR Thematic Study on Migration and Human Rights

Posted on: 11 November, 2012

Indonesia has hosted the Round Table Discussion and First Coordination Meeting of the AICHR thematic study on Migration and Human Rights in Bandung on 5-6 November 2012. Both meetings serve as an initial discussion of the AICHR thematic study on migration and human rights in ASEAN, for which Indonesia is the lead country for this thematic study. The Round Table Discussion was facilitated by the Indonesian Representative to AICHR and was attended by several speakers from various International Organizations as well as representatives of different stakeholders in Southeast Asia.

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Appointment of Singapore’s Representative to the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commision on Human Rights

Posted on: 1 November, 2012

The Government has appointed Ambassador-at-Large Chan Heng Chee as Singapore’s Representative to the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR).

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ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights Launched by Leaders during the 15th ASEAN Summit

Posted on: 23 October, 2012

ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights Launched by Leaders during the 15th ASEAN Summit
 
ASEAN Leaders launched the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) in a ceremony in Cha-am Hua Hin, Thailand, on 23 October, thus signaling the top political blessing to this new ASEAN body to promote regional cooperation on promotion and protection of human rights.

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The Launch of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) Regional Website and Booklet

Posted on: 23 October, 2012

Tuesday, 23 October 2012
Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia

On Tuesday, 23 October 2012, the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) officially launched its very own Regional Website and Booklet at Sofitel Phnom Penh Phookethra Hotel, Kingdom of Cambodia.

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