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HRC 40 Oral Statement on Item 2: General Debate on the High Commissioner’s country reports and oral updates
21 March 2019 5:59 pm

  40th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 2: General Debate on the High Commissioner’s country reports and oral updates Oral Statement Delivered by Ahmed Adam On behalf of the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Wednesday, 20 March 2019         Mr President, FORUM-ASIA welcomes the High [ Read more ]

HRC 40 Oral Statement on Item 2: Interactive Dialogue with the High Commissioner on promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka
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40th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 2: Interactive Dialogue with the High Commissioner on promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka Oral Statement Delivered by Rosanna Ocampo On behalf of the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Wednesday, 20 March 2019 Mr. President, FORUM-ASIA welcomes the report [ Read more ]

The 40th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council from 25 February to 22 March 2019
20 March 2019 10:08 am

From 25 February to 22 March 2019, the 40th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council will take place in Geneva. Like every session, FORUM-ASIA will conduct various side events, deliver oral and written statements, and issue letters and press releases. For updates on the work FORUM-ASIA does or is involved in during the [ Read more ]

HRC 40 Oral Statement on Item 8: General Debate on the follow up to and implementation of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action
19 March 2019 10:53 am

40th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 8: General Debate on the follow up to and implementation of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action Oral Statement Delivered by Henri Tiphagne On behalf of the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Monday, 18 March 2019 Mr. President, the Vienna Declaration [ Read more ]

HRC 40 Side Event: New Authoritarianism – Implications to Human Rights and Civil Society
14 March 2019 4:34 pm

Date: 15 March 2019 Time: 13.00 (Geneva Time) Venue: Room XXV, Palais des Nations Speakers:  Risa Kaufman, Center for Reproductive Rights, USA Jean Wyllys, LGBT Rights Activist, Brazil Chito Gascon, Chair of the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines Jamil Dakwar, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), USA Moderator Susan Wilding, CIVICUS      

HRC 40 Oral Statement on Item 4: Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
11 March 2019 11:27 am

40th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 4: Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar                                                    Oral Statement Delivered by Khin [ Read more ]

HRC 40 Oral Statement on Item 3: General Debate on the Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social, and cultural rights, including the right to development 
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40th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 3: General Debate on the promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social, and cultural rights, including the right to development                              Oral Statement Delivered by Shanna Priangka Ramadhanti [ Read more ]

HRC 40 Oral Statement on Item 3: Clustered Interactive Dialogue, Special Rapporteurs on the situation of human rights defenders and torture, cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment
28 February 2019 3:18 pm

40th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 3: Clustered Interactive Dialogue, Special Rapporteurs on the situation of human rights defenders and torture, cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment Oral Statement Delivered by Omaima Najjar Thursday, 28 February 2019 Thank you, Mr President. I am here with women human rights defenders from across [ Read more ]

HRC39 Oral Statement on Item 10: General Debate on technical assistance and capacity building (Maldives)
27 September 2018 5:48 pm

39th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 10: General Debate on technical assistance and capacity building Oral Statement Delivered by Ahmed Adam on behalf of Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Thursday, 27 September, 2018 Mr. President. We acknowledge the outcome of the Presidential Election in Maldives and call on [ Read more ]

HRC39 Oral Statement on Item 8: General Debate on the follow up to and implementation of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action
25 September 2018 5:40 pm

39th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 8: General Debate on the follow up to and implementation of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action Oral Statement Delivered by Rosanna Ocampo on behalf of Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Tuesday, 25 September, 2018 Mr. President, we acknowledge the two [ Read more ]