Posted on: 28 April, 2014
The AICHR Representatives are currently conducting their first of a series of Regional Consultations with stakeholders on the Review of the Terms of Reference (TOR) of the AICHR. The consultation are the actualisation of Article 9.7 of the TOR, where “the AICHR shall assess its work and submit recommendations for the consideration of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting on future efforts that could be undertaken in the promotion and protection of human rights within ASEAN“.
Inputs from the series of consultations will contribute to the set of recommendations the AICHR will submit to the Foreign Ministers in August 2014.
From the two-day consultations, the AICHR is meeting the representatives of ASEAN Sectoral Bodies on the first day, before meeting the civil society organisations (CSOs) on the second day.
Posted on: 27 April, 2014
ASEAN Secretariat, 22-24 and 26-27 April 2014
The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) convened its 15th Meeting, at the ASEAN Secretariat from 22 – 24 and 26 – 27 April 2014. The meeting was chaired by H.E. U Kyaw Tint Swe, the Representative of Myanmar to AICHR and the Chair of the AICHR. The Meeting had an extensive agenda which featured discussions with the Secretary-General of ASEAN, the Committee of Permanent Representatives (CPR) and the representatives of the Senior Officials Meeting on Social Welfare and Development (SOMSWD).