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AICHR Advanced Training Program on Human Rights: Training of the Trainers

Posted on: 23 January, 2013

AICHR Advanced Training Programme on Human Rights: Training of the Trainers, 13-18 December 2012, Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) organised a one week Regional Advance Training Programme on Human Rights: Training of the Trainers from 13 – 18 December 2012, in Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand. The training programme is jointly organised by AICHR, Institute of Human Rights and Peace (IHRP), Mahidol University, Thailand and UN Women (with the partial support of CIDA). Participants included government, academe and CSO representatives from ASEAN Members States – Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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Regional Training Program on Promoting Access to Justice and Human Rights

Posted on: 23 January, 2013

Regional Training Programme on Promoting Access to Justice and Human Rights, 3-6 December 2012, Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights held a Regional Training Program on Promoting Access to Justice and Human Rights at Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok from 3 – 6 December 2012. The training program is jointly organised by AICHR, Institute of Human Rights and Peace (IHRP), Mahidol University, Thailand and UN Women with partial support from the CIDA. Participants included government, academe and CSO representatives working directly on access to justice issues from ASEAN Members States – Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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Regional Workshop and Consultation on Business and Human Rights in ASEAN

Posted on: 18 January, 2013

Regional Workshop and Consultation on Business and Human Rights, 11-12 December 2012, Singapore (Photo courtesy of the Working Group for an ASEAN Human Rights Mechanism)

The Representative of the Philippines to the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR), H.E. Amb. Rosario G. Manalo, in collaboration with UN Women and the Working Group for an ASEAN Human Rights Mechanism conducted the “Regional Workshop and Consultation on Business and Human Rights in ASEAN” on 11 – 12 December 2012 at the Bayview Hotel, Singapore.

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Joint ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) – Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) Workshop on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Posted on: 18 January, 2013

The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights, in collaboration with the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC), held a Joint Workshop on Corporate Social Responsibility on 28 – 29 November 2012 in Singapore.

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News: Government backs rights competition

Posted on: 11 January, 2013

The government’s Human Rights Committee, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, announced yesterday it would hold a national academic competition for high school students on human rights issues.

Committee head Om Yentieng announced the competition – which is intended to raise awareness among students about human rights at the time when Cambodia often finds itself the target of criticism on the subject – on what he called an appropriate day.

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Re-Appointment of Mr. Rafendi Djamin as Indonesian Representative for the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR)

Posted on: 4 January, 2013

After going through an open selection process since August 2012, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Indonesia has decided to re-appoint Mr. Rafendi Djamin as Indonesian Representative to AICHR for the 2013-2015 period. The selection, which has been conducted over the past five months, was not an easy process as the candidates have an extensive background and experience in the field of promotion and protection of human rights at the national, regional, and international levels.

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