Our Events

Online public dialogue and report launch: ASEAN Responses to Myanmar
7 April 2021 10:20 am

Watch this space! More info soon ** Date: 26 April 2021 Time: 7 – 8 pm (Bangkok / Jakarta time) Platform: Zoom, Facebook Live and Twitter Live Two months since the 1 February 2021 coup in Myanmar, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) continues to be criticised for failing to hold the Myanmar military [ Read more ]

[Webinar and HRC46 Side Event] Impact of Online Caste-Hate Speech
18 March 2021 3:44 pm

Date: Monday, 22 March, 2021 Time: 2 PM (CET) / 8PM (BKK) Venue: Zoom Registration: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUlduCtpj8oHdHINucCA08Rb_SiGIAXWJle **** The aim of the side event is to discuss the various forms in which online caste-hate speech manifests, the gravity of such manifestations and the concrete means to combat it. The event will be composed of a panel [ Read more ]

[Webinar and HRC46 Side Event] From hate to violence – Preventing & countering hate speech against minorities in South Asia
16 March 2021 6:32 pm

  Date: Tuesday, 16 March, 2021 Time: 2 PM – 3 PM (CET) / 8 PM – 9 PM (BKK) 7 PM – 8.30 PM (ICT)/ 1 – 2.30 PM(CET) Venue: Zoom / Facebook Live and Youtube Live via Minority Rights Group International Registration: https://bit.ly/3llCCMF **** Speakers:  Fernand de Varennes, United Nations Special Rapporteur on minority issues [ Read more ]

[Webinar and HRC46 Side Event] Hong Kong Democracy and Human Rights: Protecting fundamental freedoms and upholding international standards
4 March 2021 6:40 pm

  Date: Monday, 8 March, 2021 Time: 7 PM – 8.30 PM (ICT)/ 1 – 2.30 PM(CET) Venue: Zoom / Facebook Live and Twitter Live via FORUM-ASIA Registration: http://bit.ly/UNHRCHK **** Democracy in Hong Kong is on the edge of collapse as Beijing increased suppression through the passing of the National Security Law (NSL) leading to aggressive [ Read more ]

[Webinar and HRC46 Side Event] Protection for Human Rights Defenders in Asia: At the frontlines of movements for human rights and democracy
1 March 2021 6:04 pm

Date: Thursday, 4 March 2021 Time: 1.00 – 2.30 PM (CET) / 7.00 – 8.30 PM (ICT) Venue: Zoom / Facebook Live and Twitter Live via FORUM-ASIA Registration: http://l.forum-asia.org/HRDSwebinar.register  At least 656 cases of violations against human rights defenders were recorded by FORUM-ASIA in 2020. In such cases, those who stood up for rights faced [ Read more ]

Webinar: Expressions in Shackles – Women’s Rights and Free Speech in the Digital World
10 February 2021 12:31 pm

Webinar Expressions in Shackles: Women’s Rights and Free Speech in the Digital World Date: Tuesday, 16 February 2021 Time: 1-3 PM (GMT+7) Register at: http://bit.ly/ARROW-FAwebinar2021 The right to freedom of speech and expression is quickly becoming one of the most contested and restricted issues around the world today. It is evident that the enjoyment of [ Read more ]

Webinar: Outlook for ASEAN in 2021 – Discussing the Agenda for Brunei’s Chairmanship
21 January 2021 4:31 pm

Date: Tuesday, 26 January 2021        Time: 1PM – 3PM Western Indonesia Time (GMT +7) Brunei Darussalam is the Chair of ASEAN for 2021 and the theme of its ASEAN Chairmanship is “We Care, We Prepare, We Prosper” with aims  to promote three fundamental areas namely caring for the well-being of the ASEAN people, preparing [ Read more ]

Online Public Discussion and Book Launch: Repression and Resilience: COVID-19 Response Measures and Migrants Workers in Major East and Southeast Asian Destinations
13 December 2020 5:00 am

Online Public Discussion and Book Launch Repression and Resilience: COVID-19 Response Measures and Migrants Workers in Major East and Southeast Asian Destinations Thursday, December 17 2020, 2-4 PM Western Indonesia Time Online on Zoom Click here to register About the Discussion: The pandemic has emphasised on border controls, as countries use travel bans and restrictions [ Read more ]

Webinar: Alert in Digital Attacks and Cyber Resilience within the Civil Society and Media in Indonesia
19 October 2020 10:52 am

WEBINAR Alert in Digital Attacks and Cyber Resilience within The Civil Society and Media in Indonesia Tuesday, 20 October 2020 6-8 PM (GMT+7) R.S.V.P.  Click here to register Watch the live stream at: s.id/youtubesafenet For the past few years in Indonesia, we have seen an increased number of cyber-threats and cyber-attacks to netizens, women, and [ Read more ]

Webinar: Launch of the Report on the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC)
1 October 2020 4:04 pm

Public Lecture and Launch of the FORUM-ASIA Report on the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) 10th Year Commemoration and Diplomatic Briefing theme “Solidifying the Role of Think Tanks and CSOs in the Advocacy to Strengthen the ASEAN Commission of Women and Children (ACWC)” Thursday, 8th [ Read more ]