Campaigns

The 3rd ASEAN+ Civil Society Conference (ACSC III)
16 October 2007 1:44 am

The ASEAN+ Civil Society Conference (ACSC III) will convene at the Peninsular Excelsior Hotel, Singapore, from 2 to 4 November, 2007. Participants will be discussing the main challenges facing people and civil society organisations in relation to ASEAN Summit, and will strive to develop a civil society agenda and strategies to tackle challenges arising from [ Read more ]

International Day for the Disappeared 2007: Commemoration in Indonesia
31 August 2007 3:31 am

FORUM-ASIA is helping civil society in Indonesia commemorate the International Day for the Disappeared, 31 August 2007.  Various events have been organised, including exhibitions, film screenings and rallies, in the effort to push for the ratification of the UN Convention Against Disappearances. To commemorate the International Day for the Disappeared 2007, Indonesian human rights organizations, [ Read more ]

Nepali HRDs set ICC WEEK for July
15 June 2007 2:48 am

In a one week campaign, human rights organisations in Nepal will urge the government to immediately accede to the Rome Statue. This campaign is part of a wider effort to implement human rights and democratic principles in the country. One week campaign urges accession to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court in Nepal, [ Read more ]

Take Action: A Stronger Human Rights Council for Asia
24 May 2007 9:56 pm

In the spirit of ensuring compliance with state obligations, 46 Asian NGOs have come together to co-sponsor a collective position paper on the issues of institutional-building of the UN Human Rights Council. This document is now open for endorsement to other interested Asian NGOs until 7 June 2007. It will be later used later as [ Read more ]

Key Documents
9:43 pm

The following documents are in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) file format.  Country-by-Country Recommendations  Country analysis  Ranking of ratifications  Ranking of reservations  Ranking of overdue reports  Status of ratification by Asian governments

Upcoming Events
19 March 2007 2:46 am

  Inside the Plennary Outside the Plennary Monday, 19 March REPORT OF THE 1503 PROCEDURE PECIAL EVENT: Violence against Children SPECIAL PROCEDURES REPORTS Enforced or involuntary disappearances Children in armed conflict   Tuesday, 20 March     Wednesday, 21 March     Thursday, 22 March     Friday,23 March    

Take Action: Special Procedures petition at the 4th session of the UN Human Rights Council
11 March 2007 6:00 pm

FORUM-ASIA and other organisations have launched a global petition to support the Special Procedures at the current session of the Human Rights Council. This petition was launched jointly with the African Centre for Democracy and Human Rights Studies, Amnesty International (AI), the Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT), the Centre on Housing Rights and [ Read more ]

Asian Human Rights Day Campaign: Ratify, Remove, Report and Remedy
9 December 2006 7:00 pm

On 10 December 2006, International Human Rights Day, FORUM-ASIA launched a two-year Asian Human Rights Day Campaign to press Asian governments to ratify core international human rights treaties. The low level of ratifications by Asian governments allows them to escape accountability and sidestep their obligations to promote and protect the human rights of all individuals. [ Read more ]

Asian Human Rights Day Campaign: Ratify, Remove, Report and Remedy
7:00 pm

On 10 December 2006, International Human Rights Day, FORUM-ASIA launched a two-year Asian Human Rights Day Campaign to press Asian governments to ratify core international human rights treaties. The low level of ratifications by Asian governments allows them to escape accountability and sidestep their obligations to promote and protect the human rights of all individuals. [ Read more ]