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Press Release: ASEAN Youth Debates on Human Rights

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.

AICHR Advanced Training Program on Human Rights: Training of the Trainers

AICHR Advanced Training Programme on Human Rights: Training of the Trainers, 13-18 December 2012, Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) organised a one week Regional Advance Training Programme on Human Rights: Training of the Trainers from 13 – 18 December 2012, in Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand. The training programme is jointly organised by AICHR, Institute of Human Rights and Peace (IHRP), Mahidol University, Thailand and UN Women (with the partial support of CIDA). Participants included government, academe and CSO representatives from ASEAN Members States – Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Regional Training Program on Promoting Access to Justice and Human Rights

Regional Training Programme on Promoting Access to Justice and Human Rights, 3-6 December 2012, Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights held a Regional Training Program on Promoting Access to Justice and Human Rights at Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok from 3 – 6 December 2012. The training program is jointly organised by AICHR, Institute of Human Rights and Peace (IHRP), Mahidol University, Thailand and UN Women with partial support from the CIDA. Participants included government, academe and CSO representatives working directly on access to justice issues from ASEAN Members States – Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Regional Seminar on the AHRD

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Regional Seminar on the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration was held in Bali, Indonesia on 2-3 December 2011. The Roundtable was organized by the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) and supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia, United Nations Development Program...

Press Release of the Round Table Discussion and the First Coordination Meeting of the AICHR Thematic Study on Migration and Human Rights

Indonesia has hosted the Round Table Discussion and First Coordination Meeting of the AICHR thematic study on Migration and Human Rights in Bandung on 5-6 November 2012. Both meetings serve as an initial discussion of the AICHR thematic study on migration and human rights in ASEAN, for which Indonesia is the lead country for this thematic study. The Round Table Discussion was facilitated by the Indonesian Representative to AICHR and was attended by several speakers from various International Organizations as well as representatives of different stakeholders in Southeast Asia.

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