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Press Release: The AICHR Workshop on Regional Mechanisms: Best practices on implementation of human rights (with partial support from UN Women and Regional EU-ASEAN Dialogue Instrument)

Posted on: 21 November, 2014

The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights held a two-day workshop on Regional Mechanisms: Best Practices on Implementation of Human Rights from 17-18 November 2014 at Eastin Grand Sathorn in Bangkok, Thailand. This Workshop was organised by the Representative of Thailand to the AICHR (H.E. Dr. Seree Nonthasoot) with partial support from UN Women and Regional EU-ASEAN Dialogue Instrument.

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AICHR Workshop on the Sharing of Experiences on Universal Periodic Review Process among ASEAN Member States

Posted on: 20 September, 2014

Group photo of the AICHR Representative with Amb. Sihasak Phuangketkeow

19 September 2014, Bangkok, Thailand

            Lead by the Representative of Thailand, Dr. Seree Nonthasoot, the AICHR conducted a workshop on the sharing of experiences on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process among ASEAN Member States on 19 September 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand, supported by the Royal Thai Government. The workshop was opened by remarks by the Chair of the AICHR, H.E. U Kyaw Tint Swe, and the keynote address by Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Royal Thai Government, H.E. Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow.

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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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Myanmar Youth Forum

Posted on: 28 November, 2013

On Friday 3 November 2013, seven youth leaders from Myanmar paid a visit to H.E. Dr. Seree Nonthasoot, Thailand Representative to the AICHR, at his office at the Institute of Research and Development for Public Enterprises in Bangkok, Thailand in order to learn about the AICHR’s mechanisms and relevant issues to human rights.

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A Consultation between Representative of Thailand to the AICHR and Representatives from CSOs on ‘the Draft Guidelines of the AICHR’s Relations with CSOs’

Posted on: 28 November, 2013

 

A consultation between H.E. Dr. Seree Nonthasoot, Thailand Representative to the AICHR, and representatives from CSOs on ‘the Draft guidelines of the AICHR’s relations with CSOs’ was held on Monday 23 September 2013 at the Institute of Research and Development for Public Enterprises in Bangkok, Thailand. Participants of this consultation included representatives from CSOs in a field of human rights and Dr. Sriprapha Petcharamesree, the first Thailand Representative to and the first chairperson of the AICHR.

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A Consultation on ‘the AICHR’s Thematic Study on Migration’

Posted on: 28 November, 2013

A consultation on ‘the AICHR’s thematic study on Migration’ was organised by H.E. Dr. Seree Nonthasoot, Thailand representative to the AICHR, on 17 October 2013, at Institute of Research and Development for Public Enterprises in Bangkok, Thailand. Participants of this consultation included experts in the field of migration, who are from relevant government agencies (Ministry of Labor, Office of the National Security Council and Immigration Bureau), academic institutes and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs).

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A consultation between H.E. Dr. Seree Nonthasoot, Thailand representative to the AICHR, and representatives from CSOs on ‘the ASEAN Convention on the Elimination of Violence against Women’

Posted on: 24 November, 2013

The consultation was held on 14 March 2013 at the Institute of Research and Development for Public Enterprises, in Bangkok, Thailand. Presided by H.E. Dr. Seree Nonthasoot, Thailand representative to the AICHR, the consultation was joined by representatives from CSOs in the field of women’s rights. The purpose of the consultation was to inform the AICHR’s direction on drafting the ASEAN Convention on the Elimination of Violence against Women and also to encourage the CSOs to provide their inputs to the Convention to the AICHR.

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