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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

HRC 43 Side Event: India – The constitutional and civic space crisis
27 February 2020 10:35 am

Date: Monday, 2 March 2020 Time: 14.00 – 15.00 (Geneva Time) Venue: Room VII, Palais des Nations Panellists:  Gayatri Khandhadai, Association of Progressive Communications Sharib Ali, The Quill Foundation Sehla Ashai, Kashmir Law and Justice Project Joseph Benedict, CIVICUS * This event will be livestreamed on the @CIVICUS Facebook Page

13rd ANNI Regional Consultation on 11-12 February 2020 in Taipei, Taiwan
4 February 2020 3:57 pm

On 11-12 February 2020, the Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI), its FORUM-ASIA, and its member Covenants Watch are co-holding ANNI’s annual Regional Consultation in Taipei, Taiwan. The annual consultation will take into account the developments and discussions from previous regional consultations and conferences. Around 20 participants from ANNI member organisations will participate [ Read more ]

Call for Applications: 30th Annual Regional Human Rights & Peoples Diplomacy Training Program, August 2020, Timor-Leste
9 December 2019 3:24 pm

The Diplomacy Training Program (DTP) is calling for applications for its 30th Annual Human Rights and People’s Diplomacy Training Program for Human Rights Defenders from the Asia-Pacific Region and Indigenous Australia. The program is a partnership between leading civil society networks in the Pacific (PIANGO) and Asia (FORUM-ASIA), working with Timorese human rights NGO, JSMP. [ Read more ]