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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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Special Meeting of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights on the Review of the Terms of Reference (TOR)

Posted on: 11 July, 2014

The AICHR Representatives' group photo at the Special Meeting on the Review of the TOR of AICHR

Singapore, 10-11 July 2014

The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) convened a Special Meeting, in Singapore on 10 – 11 July 2014. The meeting was chaired by H.E. U Kyaw Tint Swe, the Representative of Myanmar to AICHR and the Chair of the AICHR.

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Second Regional Consultation on the Contribution to the Review of the Terms of Reference of the AICHR and the Special Meeting of the AICHR

Posted on: 30 June, 2014

A picture of the AICHR Representatives with the resource persons of the Second AICHR Regional Consultation on the Review of the TOR of AICHR

27 – 29 June 2014, Bangkok, Thailand

            The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) conducted a two-day Regional Consultation with stakeholders on the contribution to the review of the Terms of Reference (TOR) of the AICHR on 27 – 28 June 2014. This is the second Consultation that the AICHR has conducted, following the first Consultation organized in Jakarta, Indonesia in April 2014.

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The AICHR Consultation with ASEAN Sectoral Bodies/Organs/Entities and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) on the Review of the Terms of Reference (TOR) of the AICHR in Jakarta on 28-29 April 2014.

Posted on: 24 March, 2014

Pursuant to Articles 9.6 and 9.7 of the AICHR Terms of Reference (TOR), the TOR of the AICHR shall be initially reviewed five years after its entry into force. In this connection, the AICHR shall assess its work and submit recommendations for the consideration of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting regarding future efforts that could be undertaken in the promotion and protection of human rights within ASEAN consistent with the principles and purposes of the ASEAN Charter and the TOR. In preparing the review of the TOR, the AICHR will hold a series of consultations with its stakeholders in order to gain inputs and recommendations regarding the AICHR’s work during its first five years of existence.

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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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Meeting with representatives from the Thai Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand

Posted on: 24 November, 2013

The meeting was held on 17 April 2013 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Bangkok, Thailand. The participants of the meeting were Director-General of the Department of ASEAN Affairs, H.E. Dr. Seree Nonthasoot (Thailand Representative to AICHR), representatives of Thai CSOs and representatives from relevant government agencies.

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Building a Torture-Free ASEAN Community

Posted on: 7 November, 2013

Jakarta, 3 November 2013

The Indonesian Representative to the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) held the Second Jakarta Human Rights Dialogue on “Prevention of Torture in the ASEAN region”, on 2-3 November 2013 at the Grand Hyatt, Jakarta.

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