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Webinar: Will Human Rights Survive COVID-19? Navigating human rights during and after the pandemic
4 May 2020 10:52 am

An Online Discussion on ‘Will Human Rights Survive COVID-19? Navigating human rights during and after the pandemic’ Co-organised by FORUM-ASIA, iDEFEND, PAHRA, and CIVICUS Time: 3 – 5 pm (GMT +7) Date: 8 May 2020 Click to register! A link to the webinar will be emailed to registered participants ahead of the discussion. Speakers: Susan [ Read more ]

Webinar: Children and Youth during COVID-19: Their Rights and as Human Rights Defenders
27 April 2020 12:48 pm

An Online Discussion on ‘Children and Youth during COVID-19: Their Rights and as Human Rights Defenders’ Co-organised by FORUM-ASIA, Child Rights Coalition Asia (CRC Asia), and the ASEAN Youth Forum Time: 2 – 4pm (GMT +7) Date: 29 April 2020 Click to register! A link to the webinar will be emailed to registered participants ahead of [ Read more ]

Webinar: A Feminist Assessment of the ASEAN Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
16 April 2020 2:31 pm

An Online Discussion on a Feminist Assessment of the ASEAN Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Co-organised by FORUM-ASIA and the Asian-Pacific Resource & Research Center for Women (ARROW) Time: 1 – 3pm (GMT +7) Date: 21 April 2020 Click to register! A link to the webinar will be emailed to registered participants ahead of the discussion. Speakers: [ Read more ]

Webinar: The ASEAN Community and COVID-19 – An Assessment of an Infected Region’s Present and Future Conditions
9 April 2020 9:54 pm

An Online Discussion on the ASEAN Community and COVID-19: An Assessment of an Infected Region’s Present and Future Condition Time: 2 – 4pm (GMT +7) Date: 13 April 2020 Click to register! Speakers: Dr. Sriprapha Petcharamesree, Former Thai Representative to the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) and Programme Chair, SHAPE-SEA H.E. Yuyun Wahyuningrum, Indonesian Representative [ Read more ]

Webinar: Human Rights Situation of the COVID-19 Response in ASEAN
3 April 2020 1:00 pm

An Online Discussion on the Human Rights Implications of COVID-19 Responses in ASEAN States Time: 2:00-4:00 pm (GMT +7) Date: Tuesday, 7 April 2020 Click to register! RSVP by 10am (GMT +7), 7 April 2020 A link to the webinar will be emailed to registered participants ahead of the discussion. Speakers: Dr. Nymia Pimentel Simbulan, [ Read more ]

Webinar Series: The Status of Human Rights in the Time of COVID-19 Pandemic in Southeast Asia
10:59 am

FORUM-ASIA, and its partners Solidarity for ASEAN Peoples’ Advocacy and SHAPE-SEA, are proud to present a six-part webinar series throughout April and May 2020 on: The Status of Human Rights in the Time of COVID-19 Pandemic in Southeast Asia. In the ASEAN region, confirmed cases have surpassed 10,000. As the spread of the virus increases [ Read more ]

International Women’s Day 2020
6 March 2020 4:22 pm

International Women’s Day 8 March is celebrated across the world as International Women’s Day. It is a day intended to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. A day also to remind all of the indispensable role the women’s movement, women’s rights organisations and individual women human rights defenders have and continue [ Read more ]

[Public Dialogue] Women and Children at Risk: Struggle of Combating Violence and Discrimination in ASEAN
5 March 2020 12:04 pm

Date: Friday, 6 March 2020 Time: 14:00 – 17:30 Venue: Ashley Hotel Jakarta, Indonesia FORUM-ASIA and the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Indonesia are organising a public dialogue on Women and Children at Risk: Struggle of Combating Violence and Discrimination in ASEAN. There is a need to amplify the voices of people across Southeast Asia [ Read more ]

(Cancelled) HRC 43 Side Event: Protection for Women Human Rights Defenders in Asia
28 February 2020 11:53 am

** This side event is cancelled due to the global COVID-19 situation ** Date: 5 March 2020 Time: 13:00 – 14:00 Venue: Room XXVII, Palais des Nations, Geneva Moderator: Sejin Kim, FORUM-ASIA Panelists:  Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of HRDs Mandkhaitsetsen Urantulkhuur, Centre for Human Rights and Development, Mongolia Shahindha Ismail, Maldivian Democracy [ Read more ]

HRC 43 Side Event: Sri Lanka – A Failure of Justice
10:34 am

Date: Friday, 28 February 2020 Time: 13.00 – 14.00 (Geneva Time) Venue: Room XXIII, Palais des Nations