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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 ]

The 39th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council from 10 to 28 September 2018
18 September 2018 2:47 pm

From 10 to 28 September 2018, the 39th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council will take place in Geneva. As usual, FORUM-ASIA will conduct various side events, deliver oral and written statements, and issue letters and press releases. For updates on all that FORUM-ASIA does or is involved in during the #HRC39, follow [ Read more ]

Joint Open Letter to the Permanent Representatives of Member States of the UN General Assembly- Member States of the UN should refrain from voting for candidates to the Human Rights Council that are unfit for membership
10:29 am

To Permanent Representatives of Member States of the UN General Assembly 18 September 2018 Member States of the UN should refrain from voting for candidates to the Human Rights Council that are unfit for membership Excellencies, Ahead of the next UN Human Rights Council (“HRC” or “the Coun­cil”) election, we, the undersigned national, regional and [ Read more ]

HRC39 Side Event: Shared space under pressure – Business support for civic freedoms and human rights defenders
17 September 2018 10:20 am

Shared space under pressure: Business support for civic freedoms and human rights defenders Date: Monday, 17 September 2018 Time: 13:30-14:30 Venue: Room XXVII Palais des Nations, Geneva

HRC39 Side Event: HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE PHILIPPINES
13 September 2018 1:01 pm

39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Side Event HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE PHILIPPINES 13.00-14.00, Thursday 13 September 2018 Room XXVII, Palais des Nations The Philippines is a current member of the Human Rights Council and assuming the Vice Presidency. It also seeks to be re-elected for the second term. Sadly, The Philippines fails [ Read more ]

The Philippines: HRC38 Oral Statement on the Human Rights Situation in the Philippines
20 June 2018 1:54 pm

38thRegular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 2: General Debate on the oral update of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Oral Statement Delivered by Ellecer Carlos on behalf of Franciscans International, Amnesty International, Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), International Commission of Jurists, International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), International [ Read more ]

HRC38: Oral Statement on Extrajudicial Killings and Enforced Disappearances in Kashmir
11:58 am

38thRegular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 2: General Debate on the Oral Update of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Oral Statement Delivered by Joëlle Kleinon on behalf of World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), and International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) Tuesday, 19 [ Read more ]

HRC38: Oral Statement during the General Debate on the oral update of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
19 June 2018 6:37 pm

38th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 2: General Debate on the oral update of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights  Oral Statement Delivered by Rosanna Ocampo on behalf of Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Monday, 19 June 2018 Mr. President, we thank High Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein [ Read more ]

The 38th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council from 18 June to 6 July 2018
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From 18 June to 6 July 2018, the 38th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council will take place in Geneva. As usual, FORUM-ASIA will conduct various side events, deliver oral and written statements, and issue letters and press releases. For updates on all that FORUM-ASIA does or is involved in during the #HRC38, [ Read more ]