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Press Release – Book Launch and Panel Discussion on the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration and the ASEAN Community Building

Posted on: 23 August, 2013

ASEAN Secretariat, 23 August 2013

In conjunction with the Celebration of the 46th ASEAN Day at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia, the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR), in partnership with the Committee of Permanent Representatives (CPR), held a joint event themed “Contributing to the ASEAN Community Building through the Implementation of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD)”. The event saw the launch of the “ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD) and the Phnom Penh Statement on the Adoption of the AHRD, and its Translations” book. The book compiles the translations of the AHRD and the Phnom Penh Statement into the national languages of the ASEAN Member States. The book launch was followed by a panel discussion on the AHRD and the ASEAN community building by 2015.

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Press Release – Special Meeting of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights 2013

Posted on: 16 August, 2013

14 – 16 August 2013, Ha Noi, Viet Nam

 

The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) convened a Special Meeting on 14 to 16 August 2013 in Ha Noi, Viet Nam. The Special Meeting was chaired by H.E. Pehin Dato Dr. Awang Hj. Ahmad bin Hj. Jumat, the Representative of Brunei Darussalam and the Chair of the AICHR. The Meeting had a full agenda, taking focus on the implementation of the AICHR’s Priority Programmes and Activities 2013. Several concept papers for upcoming workshops and trainings were adopted; among them were the Workshop on Combating Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children which is expected to be conducted in November 2013, the Training of the Trainers on Human Rights for public prosecutors and police officers to be conducted in mid-November, as well as the AICHR Regional Workshop on the Promotion of Maternal Health and Reduction of Maternal Mortality also expected to be conducted in November 2013.

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