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Mongolia – 20th APF Annual Meeting and Biennial Conference
27 August 2015 12:08 pm

On the 28th of August all the participants of the ANNI Regional Conference 2015  will attend the 20th Annual Meeting and Third Biennial Conference of the Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions (APF). The role of national human rights institutions (NHRIs) in preventing torture and other forms of ill-treatment will be the focus [ Read more ]

Mongolia – ANNI Regional Conference 2015 – “NHRIs Today: On the Fence, At a Crossroads” (25-26 August 2015)
24 August 2015 6:43 pm

The ANNI Regional Conference 2015 is themed “NHRIs Today: On the Fence, At a Crossroads”, and will take place on the 25-26 August. It will both be a stocktaking effort to examine the contemporary relevance of the Principles Relating to the Status of National Institutions (Paris Principles), and a forward-looking exercise to ensure and generate [ Read more ]

Mongolia – Asian Civil Society Dialogue on Diplomacy and Human Rights (23-24 August 2015)
22 August 2015 8:51 pm

The Asian Civil Society Dialogue on Diplomacy and Human Rights will take place on 23-24 August 2015. It will be a continuation of discussions started during the Workshop on Human Rights and Diplomacy in Asia organized by FORUM-ASIA in October 2014 in Jakarta. In the last few decades, following the end of the Cold War, [ Read more ]

Mongolia – Workshop on Universal Periodic Review (UPR) (22-23 August 2015)
21 August 2015 5:29 pm

On 22-23 August 2015 a workshop will be held to develop strategies on the follow up of Mongolia’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR). Mongolia went through its second UPR cycle in April 2015. The outcomes of the review will be formally adopted in September 2015, but the government has already indicated the recommendations it has chosen [ Read more ]

Mongolia – National Human Rights Defenders Consultation on Protection Mechanisms (20-21 August 2015)
20 August 2015 11:56 am

On 20-21 August 2015 the Center for Human Rights and Development (CHRD), Globe International, the Open Society Forum Mongolia, Oyu Tolgoi Watch (OT Watch) and FORUM-ASIA are organizing a National Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) Consultation on Protection Mechanisms. During the 1 ½ day national consultation, around 35 Mongolian HRDs, including HRDs from the provinces, will [ Read more ]

FORUM-ASIA’s Participation in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (20-28th August 2015)
19 August 2015 2:38 pm

From the 20-28 August 2015 FORUM-ASIA will be involved in a range of activities in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Further information and updates will be shared through our website and social media in the coming days. National Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) Consultation on Protection Mechanisms On 20-21 August 2015 the Center for Human Rights and Development (CHRD), [ Read more ]

The 8th Regional Consultation on Migration and Human Rights in ASEAN (17-18 August 2015 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
14 August 2015 6:57 pm

On the 17-18 August 2015 the 8th Regional Consultation on ASEAN and Human Rights – Migration and Human Rights in ASEAN will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Regional Consultation on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Human Rights is a yearly initiative of Southeast Asian civil society organisations (CSOs) led by [ Read more ]

FORUM-ASIA Meeting with Activists and Students from Patani
3 August 2015 2:30 pm

On Sunday 26 July 2015, FORUM-ASIA and some of its members from Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Nepal and the Philippines had an informal meeting in Bangkok with activists and students from Patani, a region located in the southern part of Thailand. The former Sultanate of Patani, which nowadays comprises the three Thai provinces of Pattani, Yala [ Read more ]

Workshop: Future of Human Rights and Democracy in Asia (27 July 2015, Bangkok, Thailand)
21 July 2015 2:47 pm

On Monday the 27th July 2015, the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) and Asia Democracy Network (ADN) will jointly organize a workshop in Bangkok, Thailand on the Future of Human Rights and Democracy in Asia. The workshop is part of a series of events taking place in the region under the theme [ Read more ]

Interview with Adam Adli by the Malaysian Insider – “Activist Adam Adli seeks new possibilities at UN’s Geneva meet”
22 June 2015 4:42 pm

“Activist Adam Adli seeks new possibilities at UN’s Geneva meet”, article written by Deborah Augustin for The Malaysian Insider Link to the article: http://bit.ly/1H8o0cz Adam Adli Abdul Halim first made headlines in 2011 when he lowered a flag depicting Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak at a protest demanding academic freedom, when he was a [ Read more ]