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[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 ]

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 ]