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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 ]

Online Policy Dialogue and Book Launch: Stay-behind Children in Myanmar, Indonesia and the Philippines: Implementing ASEAN Declaration on the Protection of Children in the Context of Migration
24 September 2020 4:31 pm

Online Policy Dialogue and Book Launch Stay-behind Children in Myanmar, Indonesia and the Philippines: Implementing ASEAN Declaration on the Protection of Children in the Context of Migration Tuesday, 29 September 2020 2-5 PM (GMT+7) R.S.V.P.  Click here to register by 12 PM 29 September 2020 Migration trends have been on the rise, particularly in Southeast [ Read more ]

HRC45 Side Event: Human Rights Crisis in the Philippines – The HRC and its responsibility to ensure accountability
21 September 2020 5:05 pm

Human Rights Crisis in the Philippines: The HRC and its responsibility to ensure accountability Since President Rodrigo Duterte assumed office in June 2016, the human rights situation in the Philippines has undergone a dramatic decline. In July 2019, Human Rights Council resolution 41/2 mandated the High Commissioner to prepare a comprehensive written report on the [ Read more ]

HRC45 Side Event: ‘War on Drugs’ in the Philippines – Eyewitnesses, Nightcrawlers… Accountability?
18 September 2020 5:04 pm

The Nightcrawlers is an unflinching exposé of Philippines President Duterte’s war on drugs, in which some claim over 20,000 people have been killed. Join ‘War on Drugs’ in the Philippines: Eyewitnesses, 𝐍𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭crawlers… Accountability?, a live online debate on the documentary, extrajudicial killings in the Philippines and the ‘war on drugs’. Date: 23 September 2020 Time: [ Read more ]

Webinar: Conversation with representatives of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR)
14 September 2020 11:42 am

Webinar Conversation with AICHR representatives On 15 September 1-3 PM (GMT+7), FORUM-ASIA will host a conversation between civil society organisations (CSOs) and AICHR representatives Yuyun Wahyuningrum and Eric Paulsen. The conversation will focus on the result of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers meeting that happened on 10 September, AICHR’s workplan 2021-2025 as well as key areas [ Read more ]

Webinar: Do We Still Have Privacy Rights? The Impact of Contact-Tracing Apps in ASEAN
4 August 2020 4:06 pm

Webinar: Do We Still Have Privacy Rights? The Impact of Contact-Tracing Apps in ASEAN The rise of Covid-19 infections has prompted six out of ten ASEAN Member States to adopt COVID-19 contact-tracing apps to help limit the spread of the virus and break the chains of transmission.   While this is being applauded as an attempt [ Read more ]

HRC 44 Side Event: Human Rights Situation in the Philippines – Civil Society Reactions to the UN High Commissioner’s Report
1 July 2020 6:28 pm

A webinar on ‘Human Rights Situation in the Philippines: Civil Society Reactions to the UN High Commissioner’s Report’ The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) report on the Philippines revealed widespread human rights violations and persistent impunity in consonance with reports by most civil society organisations on what is happening in the [ Read more ]

Webinar: COVID-19 and the Need for Radical Changes in the Public Health System in South Asia
29 June 2020 5:37 pm

An online discussion on the ‘COVID-19 and the Need for Radical Changes in the Public Health System in South Asia’ South Asia is home to almost one-fourth of the world’s population, while South Asian countries spend less than four per cent of their GDP on health – only one-third of the world average public health [ Read more ]

ASEAN Community Virtual Summit 2020: Digital Press Conference
22 June 2020 5:16 pm

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold and the number of cases continue to rise, civic space and the standard of human rights in Southeast Asia have deteriorated. In conjunction with the 36th ASEAN Summit, civil society is carving out a space for themselves to convene, assess the human rights situation in Southeast Asia and [ Read more ]