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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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Press Release – Book Launch and Panel Discussion on the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration and the ASEAN Community Building

Posted on: 23 August, 2013

ASEAN Secretariat, 23 August 2013

In conjunction with the Celebration of the 46th ASEAN Day at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia, the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR), in partnership with the Committee of Permanent Representatives (CPR), held a joint event themed “Contributing to the ASEAN Community Building through the Implementation of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD)”. The event saw the launch of the “ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD) and the Phnom Penh Statement on the Adoption of the AHRD, and its Translations” book. The book compiles the translations of the AHRD and the Phnom Penh Statement into the national languages of the ASEAN Member States. The book launch was followed by a panel discussion on the AHRD and the ASEAN community building by 2015.

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Press Release: Intensive Learning Workshop on Women’s Human Rights for the Regional and National Secretariats to ASEAN Human Rights’ Bodies

Posted on: 22 March, 2013

Intensive Learning Workshop on Women’s Human Rights (WHR) for the Regional and National Secretariats to ASEAN Human Rights’ Bodies

18-21 March 2013, Bali, Indonesia

The ASEAN Secretariat, in collaboration with UN Women, conducted an Intensive Learning Workshop on Women’s Human Rights (WHR) for the Regional and National Secretariats to ASEAN Human Rights’ Bodies at the Hotel Santika Premiere Beach Resort Bali, Indonesia on 18 – 21 March 2013. The workshop was funded under UN Women’s Regional Human Rights Mechanisms Project supported by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and the UN Women core fund. Kalyanamitra, a local Indonesian NGO also assisted in organising the learning workshop.

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