Events

Enforced Disappearances and the Struggle for Universal Ratification of ICPPED

To commemorate the International Week of the Disappeared, the International Coalition Against Enforced Disappearances invites everyone to a webinar titled "Enforced Disappearance and the Struggle for Universal Ratification of the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance" which will be held on May 28 at...

Southeast Asia Research Initiative (SEARI) Research Workshop: Democratic Recession in Southeast Asia

Since 2005, democracy has been in recession globally. Freedom House reported a decline in each year since that time, with countries improving their democracies outnumbered by those in recession, and the global average in decline. In recent years, this recession has affected not only new, but also more advanced...

An Overview and Prospect of Human Rights Protection in Respect of Myanmar’s Coup

The International Law Association (ILA) and Faculty of Law Universitas Padjajaran (UNPAD) will organize ILA Dialogue titled "An Overview and Prospect of Human Rights Protection in Respect of Myanmar's Coup" on 27 May 2021 at 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (BKK/JKT Time). Interested participants may join using the Zoom...

Interdisciplinary Myanmar Conference 2021

The Myanmar Institute and the Institute of the Middle and Far East of Jagiellonian University (Uniwersytet Jagielloński) in Krakow, Poland, will organize a three-day conference conference titled "Myanmar’s Transition – from Where to Where?" from May 25 to 27. 2021. To learn more about the conference and see the schedule,...

The Right to an Effective Remedy Concerning Business and Human Rights and the Role of Companies

  The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) Indonesia will host a webinar on the discussion concerning "The Right to an Effective Remedy concerning Business and Human Rights and the Role of Companies: Existing Practices, Gaps, Challenges" on 19 May 2021, at 09:30-12:30 (Jakarta/Bangkok time). This is the eighth...

Paralegals: Actors in Improving Access to Justice, Development and Public Services

Good practice and success story regarding the services provided by paralegals does not only exist in the access to justice sector, but also in the field of public services and rural development. Paralegals who are born from communities not only help in their around communities, but also take part...

Gwangju Democracy Forum 2021: Democratization Movement in Myanmar and International Solidarity

  What has happened in Myanmar is symptomatic of a backsliding democracy and rising authoritarianism occurring across Southeast Asia, with further implications of a deteriorating civic space and human rights protection in the region. Human rights groups in the region are deeply concerned about the rising cases of human rights...

Asia’s Role in Changing Legal and Social Order Post-COVID 19

The Asian Association of Law Professors (AALP) is seeking for abstracts for its upcoming 2nd Conference titled “Asia’s Role in Changing Legal and Social Order Post-COVID 19”. AALP is a not-for-profit consortium of institutions and individuals from all around the world connected to Asia. It has successfully completed its 1st...

ASEAN and the Myanmar Coup

  Last February, the Tatmadaw, Myanmar’s military, staged a coup d’état that saw leading members of the ruling party National League for Democracy detained and elected members of Myanmar’s parliament held in house arrest. The incident has put the spotlight once again on ASEAN, and a special summit was convened...

Essay Writing Contest on Critical Human Rights and Peace Issues in Southeast Asia

  The Strengthening Human Rights and Peace Research and Education in Southeast Asia (SHAPE-SEA), ASEAN University Network-Human Rights Education Theme (AUN-HRE), and the the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) at University of Oslo invite the youth to join this year's Essay Writing Competition for Undergraduate Students on Critical Human...