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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 ]

HRC38 Side Event: Human Rights in Myanmar
27 June 2018 10:37 am

  Date: Wednesday, 27 June 2018 Time: 15.30 – 16.30 Venue: Room XXIV, Palais des Nations Speakers: UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar Human Rights Defenders from Myanmar Moderator: R. Iniyan Illango, FORUM-ASIA

HRC38 Side Event: Foreign Policy and Human Rights in the Global South
21 June 2018 8:49 pm

  Foreign Policy and Human Rights in the Global South 21 June 2018 17:00 Palais des Nations, Room XV   Launch of the publication “A Collection of Thoughts from the Global South on Foreign Policy and Human Rights”.

HRC38 Side Event: #DalitWomenFight against Caste-Based Violence
19 June 2018 11:06 am

  #DalitWomenFight against Caste- – Based Violence UN HRC 38 SIDE-EVENT 21 st June 2018, 12-13.30 Room XXVII, Palais de Nations, Geneva   This side event will explore and discuss aggravated caste-based violence faced by women and girls in India, often with little recourse to justice. Dalit women activists will present witness accounts of the [ Read more ]

HRC38 Side Event: ‘War on Drugs’ and Declining Democracy in the Philippines
18 June 2018 11:20 am

  ‘War on Drugs’ and Declining Democracy in the Philippines Side event at the 38th regular session of the UN Human Rights Council Thursday, 21 June 2018, 12:00-13:30, room XXIII, Palais des Nations   Since the ‘war on drugs’ in the Philippines began in June 2016, the human rights situation in the country has continued [ Read more ]

HRC38 Side Event: Launch of the HRD Memorial Report
11:03 am

  Launch of the HRD Memorial Report Wednesday 20 June, 12pm Room V, Palais des Nations   The partners in the HRD Memorial invite you to the launch of major new report, “Stop the Killings”, which analyses the root causes of the killing of human rights defenders (HRDs) in Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and [ Read more ]