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Philippines Promotes Human Rights-Based Approach to Combat Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, in ASEAN

Posted on: 6 December, 2013

29 November 2013

The Philippines, through the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and the Department of Justice – Inter-agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT), hosted an ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) Regional Workshop on the Human Rights-Based Approach to Combat Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, in Makati from 27 to 28 November 2013.

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Press Release: ASEAN Youth Debates on Human Rights

Posted on: 5 April, 2013

Press Release: ASEAN Youth Debates on Human Rights

(4-5 April 2013, Ateneo Professional Schools in Rockwell, Makati City, Philippines)

The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) launched the first ASEAN Youth Debate on Human Rights on April 04 to 05 held at the Ateneo Professional Schools in Rockwell, Makati City, Philippines. The event was organised by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) of the Philippines in collaboration with the Ateneo Human Rights Center (AHRC) and the Ateneo Society of International Law (ASIL).

University students from the ten ASEAN Member States participated in the two-day event bearing the theme, “Mainstreaming Human Rights in ASEAN Community-Building.” The event aimed to raise greater awareness and appreciation of human rights, as well as to promote camaraderie among the students and youth of ASEAN.

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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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