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SDGs – The Future [Global Future]

The event SDGs – The Future is being convened to begin a dialogue about what is needed today to shape a future that meets Agenda 2030 SDGs - The Future Global Future is convening an event on May 24, 2016, 13.00-14.15 WMO Building, Avenue de la Paix 7bis, 1211 Geneva Register online to...

2nd Regional Consultation Meeting of ACSC/APF2016

The organizing of ACSC/APF2016 is underway, as the committees have been formed and working progress has been made since the 1st Regional Consultation Meeting in Bangkok. Greetings, people of ASEAN! We are happy to invite all NGOs and CSOs to join us for the 2nd Regional Consultation Meeting of ACSC/APF2016. Details...

Universal Periodic Review in Southeast Asia: An Evidence-Based Regional Assesment

The UPR is a universal mechanism under the Human Rights Council that reviews the human rights situation in all 193 UN Member States once every four and a half years. By May 2016, all Southeast Asian states would have undergone two review cycles of their respective human rights situations...

‘Malaysia Racial Discrimination Report 2015’ – Pusat KOMAS, Malaysia

Pusat KOMAS will be organizing a report launch of “Malaysia Racial Discrimination Report 2015”. Pusat KOMAS will be organizing a report launch of “Malaysia Racial Discrimination Report 2015”. The launch event will be in a forum panel method, where the esteemed speakers will be sharing their insights on the topic of...

A Political Utopia Called Singapore (Discussion/Seminar)

Since its independence in 1965, Singapore has been continuously governed by the People's Action Party (PAP) as it won every General Election. In the 2011 General Election, the PAP won 60.1% of the valid votes the lowest in its entire election history fueling discussion of political change in the...

Panel Discussion – The Struggles of Land and Environmental Defenders in Thailand: Challenges and Ways Forward (9 March 2016, 9-12, FCCT Bangkok)

In the lead up to the verdict in Mr Chai’s case in mid-March, a panel discussion is being organized on 9 March 2016 to deliberate on the current challenges being faced by land rights defenders in Thailand, and recommend more effective ways to ensure their safety. This event is...

ACSC/APF2016 – 1st Regional Consultation Meeting (Bangkok)

We are happy to invite all NGOs and CSOs to join us for the ACSC/APF2016 1st Regional Consultation Meeting. Greetings, people of ASEAN! We are happy to invite all NGOs and CSOs to join us for the ACSC/APF2016 1st Regional Consultation Meeting. Details of the meeting are as follows: Date      31 March...

The Mekong : Law, Dams & Development [Seminar & Book Launch]

As debate continues to rage over the hydropower boom that will fundamentally change the river's ecology and the livelihoods of those who depend on it, a key question arises: what is the place of law in governing river basin development? The Mekong : Law, Dams & Development 17th February 2016,...

‘Turning Vision into Reality for a Dynamic ASEAN Community’: Whose Vision? Whose Reality?

2016 will be an important year for ASEAN, as it promises to turn its “vision” into a “reality”. Its chairmanship will be with the Lao PDR, where civil society organizations in the recent ACSC/APF agreed they will not hold their 2016 gathering. This forum aims to draw attention and...

‘Turning Vision into Reality for a Dynamic ASEAN Community’: Whose Vision? Whose Reality?

2016 will be an important year for ASEAN, as it promises to turn its “vision” into a “reality”. Its chairmanship will be with the Lao PDR, where civil society organizations in the recent ACSC/APF agreed they will not hold their 2016 gathering. This forum aims to draw attention and...