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[Call for Applications] 4th Edition of the Global Advocacy Learning Programme on Human Rights and Development #GALP2022
22 September 2022 1:00 pm

The Global Advocacy Learning Programme on Human Rights and 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 participants will learn [ Read more ]

[Event] HRC51 Side Event: Afghanistan Human Rights Crisis: Urgent need for accountability & protection of women & girls and human rights defenders
15 September 2022 3:10 pm

Discrimination against women in Afghanistan is so systematic and violent that it could be called gender apartheid. To discuss the ongoing crisis FORUM-ASIA, OMCT, FIDH, SRMO, AICHRM, and FrontLine Defenders is holding a side event during the 51st Regular Session of Human Rights Council to address this issue.

[Event] Crackdown Against Peoples’ Movements in Sri Lanka
2:20 pm

Date: Monday, 19 September 2022 Time: 15:00 (CMB) / 16:30 (BKK) / Venue:  Zoom, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn Registration: http://l.forum-asia.org/SLregister Plagued with power cuts, soaring fuel prices, and shortages of essential items since January 2022, Sri Lanka is facing its worst economic crisis since independence. The people of Sri Lanka took to the streets in [ Read more ]

[Event] One Year of Taliban Takeover of Afghanistan: A Reflection on Human Rights Situations and Ways Forward
11 August 2022 9:51 am

  Date: Tuesday, 16 August 2022 Time: 4.00 – 15.30 (GVA) / 16.30 – 18.00 (KBL) / 19.00 – 20.30 (BKK) Venue: Zoom, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn Registration: https://l.forum-asia.org/OneYearAFG One year since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, the Taliban has applied a range of restrictive policies that completely deny and/or violate fundamental human rights, freedoms and [ Read more ]

[HRC50 Side Event] Justice for the Rohingya and All People in Myanmar
22 June 2022 10:57 am

  Date: Monday, 27 June 2022 Time: 13.30 – 14.30 CEST / 18.30 – 19.30 Bangkok time Register here: l.forum-asia.org/HRC50-MMEvent Live via: Zoom   This month marks 10 years since violence broke out in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, laying the groundwork for a decade of oppression, deprivation, and violence against the Rohingya. The military, confident there [ Read more ]

[Event] Beyond ASEAN’s Five Point Consensus: Humanitarian Assistance to Myanmar
3 May 2022 12:16 pm

  Date: Thursday, 5 May 2022 Time: 3.00 – 4.30 (Bangkok GMT +7) Venue: Zoom / Facebook Live and Twitter Live via FORUM-ASIA Registration: http://l.forum-asia.org/AseanMN.Zoom ** Burmese translation available on Zoom ** One year on since the adoption of the Five Point Consensus on Myanmar was reached, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and [ Read more ]

[Event] Report Launch: Making Institutions Count: Strengthening Support for Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) in Asia by National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs)
21 April 2022 2:36 pm

Date: Thursday, 26 April 2022 Time: 11.00 – 12.30 (GMT+7) Register here: l.forum-asia.org/WHRDReportLaunch Live via: Zoom, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter Across the Asian region, women human rights defenders (WHRDs) have been at the forefront of struggles and movements for securing and advancing human rights for all. While WHRD-led movements have gained traction in recent years, they have been [ Read more ]

[HRC49 Side Event] Justice and Accountability for Myanmar: Expectations and Possibilities
22 March 2022 12:36 pm

Date: Tuesday, 22 March 2021 Time: 10.00 – 11.30 CEST / 16.00 – 17.30 Bangkok time Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rTYTAFyYS-WwK3s_sgszdQ Live via: Zoom, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube Interpretation: Burmese interpretation available on Zoom Over one year since the Myanmar military initiated a violent coup d’état, the military’s brutal attempt to take power from the people of Myanmar [ Read more ]

[HRC49 Side Event] Defenders in Asia: Holding the line amid mounting challenges
2 March 2022 8:07 pm

Date: Tuesday, 8 March 2022 Time: 13:00 – 14:30 (CET, Geneva) / 19:00 – 20:30 (ICT, Bangkok) Register here: l.forum-asia.org/HRC48.HRD.Register Live via: Zoom, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Youtube Human rights defenders (HRDs) play a key role in upholding and advancing human rights. In response to their bold and tireless work, HRDs become targets of harassment and attacks by [ Read more ]

[Event] Press Briefing: Myanmar attempted coup one year on – ASEAN must not fail its peoples
25 January 2022 10:51 am

Date: Monday, 31 January 2022 Time: 10.00 – 11.30 AM (GMT+7) Register here: l.forum-asia.org/MM1YrPressBriefing Live via: Zoom, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter   As of 21 January 2022, the junta has killed 1,488, arrested 11,665 and systematically committed atrocities such as torture, sexual abuse, arbitrary detention. It has done these despite international condemnation. This violence has led to a deteriorating [ Read more ]