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List of Civil Society Organisations with Consultative Relationship with the AICHR

Posted on: 23 May, 2016

Upon deliberation at the 21st Meeting of the AICHR, the AICHR is pleased to announce the list of CSOs with successful applications for Consultative Relationship with the AICHR as follows:

  1. ASEAN Service Employees Trade Union Council (ASETUC)
  2. Center for Reintegration of Ex-Prisoners into Society
  3. Human Rights and Development Foundation
  4. Institute for Strategic and Development Studies
  5. Pusat KOMAS
  6. The Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations

The AICHR looks forward for a meaningful and constructive engagement and interaction with the CSOs with Consultative Relationship to further enhance cooperation in the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms.

 

 

List of Civil Society Organisations with Consultative Relationship with the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR)

Posted on: 17 February, 2016

Upon deliberation at the 19th Meeting of the AICHR, the AICHR is pleased to announce the list of CSOs with successful applications for Consultative Relationship with the AICHR as follows:

  1. Child Rights Coalition Asia
  2. MARUAH (Working Group for an ASEAN Human Rights Mechanism, Singapore)
  3. Persatuan Penyandang Disabilitas Indonesia
  4. Save the Children Philippines
  5. The Vietnam Peace and Development Foundation

The AICHR looks forward for a meaningful and constructive engagement and interaction with the CSOs with Consultative Relationship to further enhance cooperation in the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms.

 

 

Consultative Relationship with the AICHR

Posted on: 18 September, 2015

Application Form for Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) applying for Consultative Relationship with the AICHR is now available.

Those wishing to have their application discussed in the next AICHR Meeting which will be held from 27 to 29 November 2015, please submit the Application Form along with supporting documents by 1st November 2015.

  Application Form for Consultative Relationship with the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) (20.4 KiB, 839 hits)

For more details, please refer to:

  Guidelines on the AICHR’s Relations with Civil Society Organisations (525.6 KiB, 4,167 hits)

The AICHR Representatives’ Interface with the ASEAN Foreign Ministers

Posted on: 4 August, 2015

On 3 August 2015, the AICHR met the ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting (AMM) to submit their Annual Report 2015, the Five-Year Work Plan 2016-2020 as well as the AICHR Priority Programmes/Activities 2016 along with its annual budget. The AICHR reported the progress of the works of the AICHR and highlighted the extraordinary circumstances that mark the special occasion to the current reporting period, namely the commencement of the ASEAN Community by the end of 2015, the closure of the implementation of its Five-Year Work Plan 2010-2015 and a milestone change in the composition of the AICHR’s Representatives at the end of 2015. The AMM commended the strong impetus and continued commitment of the AICHR in the promotion and protection of Human Rights in the Region and encouraged the AICHR to further discharge its functions and mandates efficaciously.

Meaningful and constructive engagement and interaction between AICHR and CSOs

Posted on: 20 May, 2015

AICHR looks forward for more meaningful and constructive engagement and interaction with civil society organisations (CSO)s through the adoption of Guidelines on the AICHR’s Relations with Civil Society Organisations. The guidelines is aimed to further strengthen ASEAN cooperation in the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms.

  Guidelines_On_The_AICHRS_Relations_With__CSOs.pdf (525.6 KiB, 0 hits)

Human rights and environmental protection interlinked

Posted on: 25 September, 2014

 

The above is a title to an article on the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights’ (AICHR) recent “Workshop on Human Rights, Environment and Climate Change” (13 – 15 September in Yangon, Myanmar). The article was published on the Myanmar President Office website on 14 September 2014, as well as on The New Light of Myanmar daily news on 15 September 2014. Please refer to the links below to access the article on the Myanmar President Office website or download the 15 September 2014 of The New Light of Myanmar.

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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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