Events

The Fight For Freedom in Myanmar/Burma and Hong Kong

Webinar: The Fight For Freedom in Burma/Myanmar and Hong Kong: Shared Synergies, Strategies, Alliances and Ways Forward. We are delighted to co-host this webinar with @burmacampaignuk on 12 May (Wed) at 14.00 UK time. To find out more and join us👇🏻https://t.co/pBl6SWWUAa pic.twitter.com/iwG9KlFMyl — Hong Kong Watch (@hk_watch) May 10, 2021 Hong Kong...

Call for Applications: Beyond Essentialism, Elevating Women’s Scholarship in Southeast Asian Social Sciences

The Women in Southeast Asia Social Sciences (WISEASS) is accepting applications for its workshop titled “Beyond Essentialism: Elevating Women's Scholarship in Southeast Asian Social Sciences." This workshop aims to provide training and mentoring of women early career researchers (ECRs) in the social sciences, with a focus on researchers from and...

Asia Europe People’s Forum

The Institute for Popular Democracy, Focus on the Global South Thailand, Vietnam Peace and Development Foundation, Indonesia for Global Justice, and other human rights groups will conduct a week-long workshop called the Asia-Europe People's Forum, which will be held virtually from May 17 to 24, 2021. Asia-Europe People's Forum will...

Attacks on Internet Freedoms Across Southeast Asia

The Asia Centre’s Dr. Gomez will join Forces of Renewal Southeast Asia's (FORSEA) Dr. Maung Zarni to discuss a shift in tactics by authoritarian regimes from internet content censorship to that of infrastructure control in Southeast Asia. The webinar will be held on May 6 (Thursday) at 4 pm...

All About AICHR: A Webinar Series

The ASEAN Youth Forum, Plan International, and AICHR Indonesia will be hosting a webinar series titled "All About AICHR," which is facilitated by the School of Advocacy for Youth on Human Rights in Southeast Asia. These sessions aim to discuss and dig deeper about AICHR, a regional mechanism in...

The Right to An Effective Remedy for Rohingya

The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) will organize a webinar titled "The Right to An Effective Remedy for Rohingya: Existing Practices, Gaps, Challenges, and Ways Forward" which will be held on May 5, 2021, from 9:30 AM to 12:00 NN (JKT/BKK Time). To register for this event, click...

Southeast Asia, Disrupted: Examining the Impacts of the Securitizaton of COVID-19

COVID-19 continues to expose and exacerbate cracks not just in public health governance, but in governing societies as a whole. Since the earliest outbreaks, we witnessed an exponential rise in inequalities and poor treatment of vulnerable individuals and groups. On top of economic emergencies, social and political crises remain...

Commemorating World Press Freedom Day 2021: Confronting the Regression of Media Freedom in SEA

The Asia Democracy Network (ADN) is inviting everyone for the report launch in regards to the State of Media Freedom in Southeast Asia. It will be held on April 29, 2021, at 3:00 PM (BKK/JKT Time) Since the pandemic started, Southeast Asia has witness much regression in media freedom and...

The Right to An Effective Remedy for the Victims of Sexual Violence

The conduct of sexual assault and violence is a serious crime. It is known to have short or long term effects on victims. Victims may need help dealing with the trauma they experience. The state has the obligations to ensure that all victims of sexual violence can claim their...

Advancing the Protection of Disability Rights in ASEAN in the Context of Post-Pandemic

The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) will conduct a webinar on the realisation of the rights of persons with disabilities in ASEAN member states, especially on the right to respect physical and mental integrity, right to education, and right to work during the pandemic. To register for this...