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Peoples’ Forum on Human Rights and Business – Collective Strategies towards Binding Regulation and Effective Remedy 5-7 November 2013, Bangkok, Thailand
5 November 2013 12:31 pm

The 2013 Peoples’ Forum is a global gathering of the corporate accountability movement, taking place on 5-7 November in Bangkok. It is jointly organised by the International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net) and the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA). The Peoples’ Forum brings together affected communities, social movements and [ Read more ]

24th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council, 9-27 September 2013
17 September 2013 6:48 pm

The UN Human Rights Council will hold its 24th regular session (HRC-24) from 9 to 27 September 2013 in Geneva, Switzerland. FORUM-ASIA interventions, statements and events during this session will appear on this page.

Call for Applications: The 1st Glocal Advocacy Leadership in Asia Academy (GALA Asia)
20 June 2013 2:32 pm

Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) and Asian Development Alliance (ADA) announce the call for applications for the 1st Glocal Advocacy Leadership in Asia Academy (GALA Academy) to be held in Bogor, Indonesia on 25-31 August 2013. The GALA Academy is a new training programme aimed to strengthen advocacy capacity of the mid-level [ Read more ]

23rd regular session of the UN Human Rights Council, 27 May-14 June 2013
31 May 2013 6:04 pm

The UN Human Rights Council will hold its 23rd regular session (HRC-23) from 27 May to 14 June 2013 in Geneva, Switzerland. FORUM-ASIA interventions, statements and events during this session will appear on this page.

21st Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council 10-28 September 2012
10 September 2012 12:32 pm

The UN Human Rights Council will hold its 21st regular session (HRC-21) from 10 until 28 September 2012 in Geneva, Switzerland. FORUM-ASIA interventions, statements and events during this session will appear on this page. Oral Statements 14 September 2012 – Item 3: Promotion and Protection of All Human Rights, Civil, Political, Economic, Social and Cultural [ Read more ]

20th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council 18 June – 6 July 2012
14 June 2012 12:11 pm

The UN Human Rights Council will hold its 20th regular session (HRC-20) from 18 June until 6 July in Geneva, Switzerland. FORUM-ASIA interventions, statements and events during this session will appear on this page. Oral Statements 21 June 2012 – Item 3: Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Right to Freedom of assembly [ Read more ]

19th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council 27 February – 23 March 2012
27 February 2012 11:12 pm

The UN Human Rights Council will hold its 19th regular session (HRC-19) from 27 February until 23 March in Geneva, Switzerland. FORUM-ASIA interventions, statements and events during this session will appear on this page.   Oral Statements 5 March – Item 3: Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders, [ Read more ]

18th HRC Regular Session: Oral Statement on the UPR Plenary on Singapore
22 September 2011 5:53 pm

18th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 6: Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Plenary on Singapore Thank you, Madam President. The government of Singapore’s central argument during the UPR Working Group session on 6 May 2011 was that a “balance” between economic prosperity and restrictions on fundamental rights and freedoms are necessary in [ Read more ]

UN Human Rights Council 18th Regular Session
12 September 2011 7:02 am

FORUM-ASIA interventions, statements and events during the 17th Session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) on 12-30 September 2011, in Geneva, Switzerland. Oral and Written Statements 12 September – Item 2: Updates by the High Commissioner for Human Rights – General Debate 13 September – Panel Discussion on the Promotion and Protection of Human [ Read more ]

ANNI Regional Conference on the Engagement with the APF
7 September 2011 4:34 pm

Every year, since its establishment, the ANNI organizes an NGO meeting parallel to the annual conference of the Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions (APF): From 2007 to 2009, it co-organized the NGO meeting together with the International Service for Human Rights (ISHR)  and the international Women’s Rights Action Watch-Asia Pacific (IWRAW-AP). In [ Read more ]