Events

HRC50 Side Event | Justice for the Rohingya and All People in Myanmar

This month marks 10 years since violence broke out in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, laying the groundwork for a decade of oppression, deprivation, and violence against the #Rohingya. The military, confident there would be no consequences for its crimes, went on to carry out more brutal and organized atrocities with...

Polarized and Mobilized? Examining 2022 Electoral Campaigns in the Philippines

The ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute will organize a webinar titled 'Polarized and Mobilized? Examining 2022 Electoral Campaigns in the Philippines' on 20 April 2022, from 10:00 am to 11:15 am (Manila/ GMT+8). From the selection of campaign slogans to the formulation of policy agenda, elections serve as a two-way communication platform...

Gwangju Democracy Forum

The global pandemic has continued for three years, and it seems that there is still no way out. The omicron variant has disrupted normalization and delayed the end of the coronavirus crisis. Each country’s countermeasures to prioritize its citizens and international pharmaceutical companies’ competitive attitude have caused difficulties in...

ASEAN-EU Relations in light of the War in Ukraine

On 17 June 2022, Asia Centre and Friedrich Naumann Foundation Southeast and East Asia will host an ASEAN-EU conference to unpack challenges and opportunities for the ASEAN-EU relations. This will take place from 8.30 AM to 5:45 PM at Radisson Blu Plaza Bangkok. ASEAN and the EU elevated their relationship...

A Double Whammy: Structural Challenges and Scarring Effects of the Pandemic on Indonesia’s Labor Market

The ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute will organize a webinar titled A Double Whammy: Structural Challenges and Scarring Effects of the Pandemic on Indonesia’s Labor Market. It will be held on 2 June 2022 at 10:00 AM (GMT+7/Jakarta). Indonesia has made good progress toward becoming a middle-class country. Yet, even before...

Post COVID-19 Economic Recovery and the Future of APEC

The ISEAS - Yusof Ishak Institute will organize a webinar titled 'Post COVID-19 Economic Recovery and the Future of APEC' on 10 June 2022 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am (Singapore/GMT+8). This year, Asia-Pacific Economies (APEC) have begun the reopening of their region and transition towards a post-pandemic era. Thailand...
Protest and Digital Repression: Repercussions and Pushback in Myanmar and Thailand

Protest and Digital Repression: Repercussions and Pushback in Myanmar and Thailand

Recent protest movements in both Myanmar and Thailand have met with digital repression meant to deter or curb the movements’ activities and to undermine their support. In an era when on- and off-line mobilization frequently intersect, that repression has been instrumental in attempts to suppress pro-democracy activism. In Myanmar,...

Third Myanmar Conference

Despite the worldwide concern about the continuing crisis in Myanmar, the nationwide democracy movement of Myanmar people has been suppressed violently by the military junta resulting in at least 1,600 people killed, more than 12,500 arbitrarily detained, 440,00 displaced, and 14 million in need of urgent humanitarian assistance. The suffering...

Beyond well-trodden paths: Transnational migration in Southeast Asia

The Southeast Asia Junction (SEA Junction) and the Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW) are organizing a knowledge sharing and evidence-based advocacy for socio-economic inclusion of migrant and trafficked women from Southeast Asia to Europe. It will be held on 6 June 2022 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm...

Democracy at Stake: Cases of Thailand and Indonesia

The Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies (IHRP) of Mahidol University in Thailand and Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) in Indonesia will co-organize a webinar titled 'Democracy at Stake: Cases of Thailand and Indonesia' on 10 June 2022 from 1:00 pm (GMT+7) onwards. Speakers: Bencharat Sae Chua, Lecturer at the...