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Press Conference: Analysis of the Special ASEAN Summit on Myanmar and its impact on human rights and democracy
23 April 2021 6:39 pm

Date: Monday, 26 April 2021 Time: 10 – 11 AM (GMT +7) Platform: Zoom, Facebook Live, Twitter Live Registration: http://l.forum-asia.org/MNpresscon ASEAN will have held its Special Summit on Myanmar on 24 April 2021, in hopes that the worsening situation in Myanmar will finally be put to an end. But with Myanmar’s military head Min Aung Hlaing [ Read more ]

[Online Event] Southeast Asia Peoples’ Summit on Myanmar
21 April 2021 8:08 am

You are invited to the Southeast Asia Peoples’ Summit on Myanmar, an online gathering for like-minded colleagues and friends in the region to amplify our collective call for the respect and protection of human rights, democracy and civic space in Myanmar. Ahead of the Special ASEAN Summit on Myanmar set to be on 24 April [ Read more ]

[Online Event] Southeast Asia Peoples’ Summit on Myanmar
20 April 2021 6:04 pm

Date: 22 April 2021 Time: 9.00 – 12.00 am (Bangkok Time) Platform: Zoom, Facebook Live and Twitter Live Registration: bit.ly/SEAPeoplesSummit2021   Agenda: 9:00 – 12:00 NN JKT/BKK time – Southeast Asia Peoples’ Summit Hall Speakers’ interventions Virtual Demonstration Movement by Me Me Khant, a Poet and Activist. Followed by Solidarity Expression from various Southeast Asia CSOs and [ Read more ]

[Online public dialogue] One Vision, Different Responses: Public Dialogue on ASEAN Responses to Myanmar
18 April 2021 10:20 am

Date: 22 April 2021 Time: 7.00 – 8.30 pm (ICT) / 2.00 – 3.30 pm (CET) Platform: Zoom, Facebook Live and Twitter Live Registration: bit.ly/FAASEANMyanmarDialogue  Two months since the 1 February 2021 coup in Myanmar, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) continues to be criticised for failing to hold the Myanmar military accountable, stop [ Read more ]

[Webinar and HRC46 Side Event] Impact of Online Caste-Hate Speech
18 March 2021 3:44 pm

Date: Monday, 22 March, 2021 Time: 2 PM (CET) / 8PM (BKK) Venue: Zoom Registration: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUlduCtpj8oHdHINucCA08Rb_SiGIAXWJle **** The aim of the side event is to discuss the various forms in which online caste-hate speech manifests, the gravity of such manifestations and the concrete means to combat it. The event will be composed of a panel [ Read more ]

[Webinar and HRC46 Side Event] From hate to violence – Preventing & countering hate speech against minorities in South Asia
16 March 2021 6:32 pm

  Date: Tuesday, 16 March, 2021 Time: 2 PM – 3 PM (CET) / 8 PM – 9 PM (BKK) 7 PM – 8.30 PM (ICT)/ 1 – 2.30 PM(CET) Venue: Zoom / Facebook Live and Youtube Live via Minority Rights Group International Registration: https://bit.ly/3llCCMF **** Speakers:  Fernand de Varennes, United Nations Special Rapporteur on minority issues [ Read more ]

[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 ]