UpdatesPress Releases, Statements & Letters
  • Joint Submission to the Universal Periodic Review – 27th Session of the UPR Working Group
    27 March 2017

    Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI), along with All India Network of NGOs and Individuals working with National and State Human Rights Institutions (AiNNI) have submitted a joint report to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at 27th Session of UPR Working Group on India. For the PDF version of the report click [ Read more ]

  • RightsCon in Brussels (29-31 March 2017)
    27 March 2017

    From 29-21 March, FORUM-ASIA is attending the sixth installment of RightsCon, the world’s leading event on the future of the internet. RightsCon aims to shape the global conversation about how to keep the internet open, free, and secure. RightsCon Brussels will bring together 1,200+ attendees from 95 countries with 500+ organizations, tech companies, universities, start-ups, [ Read more ]

  • HRC34: Joint civil society end of session statement
    27 March 2017

    Joint civil society end of session statement Thank you Mr President, FORUM-ASIA, ISHR and other NGOs welcome the renewal of key Special Procedures mandates, and in particular that of the Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders. At a time when defenders are under an unprecedented attack and killings of defenders are on the rise,[1] the [ Read more ]

  • MobLab’s Campaign Accelerator Training (26-31 March 2017)
    24 March 2017

    The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) will participate in the MobLab’s Campaign Accelerator Training in Johannesburg, South Africa from 26 to 31 March 2017. The training is co-organised by CIVICUS and MobLab. The training will help to generate tested tactics to engage key audience, foster a team culture that embraces learning and [ Read more ]