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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: Mass atrocity crimes in Myanmar
14 September 2018 1:51 pm

A discussion on justice and accountability with human rights defenders and civil society working on Myanmar Date: Monday, 17 September 2018 Time: 10:00-11:00 Venue: Room XXV, Palais des Nations

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 ]

HRC39 Side Event: Drug control policies with a human rights perspective
10 September 2018 3:05 pm

This side event aims to promote a discussion between States, experts and human right defenders on the implementation of operational recommendations of the UNGASS Joint Commitment and their relationship with human rights and with a gender perspective. Date: Tuesday, 11 September 2018 Time: 16.30 – 17.30 Venue: Room XXIV, Palais des Nations Speakers: Ambassador Socorro Flores – [ Read more ]

A public lecture with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defender
6 September 2018 5:58 pm

Public Lecture with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defender ‘Raising public awareness on the role of the Human Rights Defenders (HRDs)’ 14:00-16:00, Monday 24 September 2018 Hall D, Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia, Jakarta Follow us on FORUM-ASIA’s Facebook page for live updates from the event **** Twenty [ Read more ]

A public lecture with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
9 August 2018 6:14 pm

A public lecture with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, Mr. Ahmed Shaheed, on the state of freedom of religion or belief in Asia 10:00 am, Monday 20 August 2018 Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand No registration needed, free admission & food will be served before and after the lecture [ Read more ]

Regional Dialogue to Fast-Track the Implementation of ASEAN Regional Plan of Action on the Elimination of Violence against Women and Children
8 August 2018 1:06 pm

  ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC), the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) and Child Right’s Coalition Asia (CRC Asia) will co-organise a regional dialogue to foster the discussion on eliminating violence against women and children as part of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). [ Read more ]

Post-Mortem for Cambodia Democracy: The “Elections” and Hun Sen’s Dictatorship
31 July 2018 11:22 am

7pm on Thursday 2 August 2018 at Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand Free and open to the public The event will be live-streamed on FORUM-ASIA’s Facebook page On the 29 July, Cambodia went to the polls in an election without the forcibly dissolved main opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP), under laws re-written to favor [ Read more ]

2018 Global Advocacy Learning Programme on Human Rights and Development (27 October – 2 November)
17 July 2018 2:14 pm

About the Programme The Global Advocacy Learning Programme on Human Rights & Development provides a comprehensive set of knowledge and skills to human rights and development activists. Extremely qualified and experienced facilitators, as well as international experts, will guide the participants through the most relevant and pressing issues related to human rights and development. The [ Read more ]

Report of the 2017 Global Advocacy Learning Programme on Human Rights and Development
4 July 2018 2:55 pm

FORUM-ASIA is happy to present the report of the 2017 Global Advocacy Learning Programme on Human Rights and Development. To download the full report, please click here. The political and economic context of the world is changing in a very significant manner across national and international spheres. The emergence of neo-conservative Governments, authoritarian regimes, and [ Read more ]