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Annual Consultation between Representative of Thailand to the AICHR and Representatives of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs)

Posted on: 18 February, 2014

Annual Consultation between the Representative of Thailand to the AICHR and Representatives of CSOs

The annual consultation was held on 4 February 2014, at the Institute of Research and Development for Public Enterprises, in Bangkok, Thailand. Presided by H.E. Dr. Seree Nonthasoot, Representative of Thailand to the AICHR, the consultation was joined by representatives from CSOs in various fields related to human rights – such as CSOs representing women, children, people with disabilities, refugees, migrant workers, trafficked persons and justice system. The purpose of the consultation was to present the AICHR activities conducted in 2013 and to outline the activities for 2014 that will be carried out by the AICHR and the Representative of Thailand in his own capacity. In addition, the consultation aimed to gather CSOs’ inputs to be presented and incorporated in the AICHR’s agendas and activities.

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14th Meeting of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights

Posted on: 11 February, 2014

Yangon, Myanmar, 8 – 11 February 2014

The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) convened its first meeting in 2014, under the chairmanship of H.E. U Kyaw Tint Swe, the Representative of Myanmar to the AICHR, from 8 to 11 February 2014 in Yangon, Myanmar. Building on the success and achievements in 2013, this year will be important for the AICHR to further contribute to the development of the ASEAN community post-2015 vision as well as to the review of its Terms of Reference (TOR). In this connection, the AICHR has scheduled a series of consultations to assess its work and to gather inputs from stakeholders to help formulate the AICHR’s recommendations for the consideration of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers.

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