Press Conference: Will Democracy Survive COVID-19?  The Role of Youth in Southeast Asia in Safeguarding Human Rights

    September 15, 2020
    ASEAN, CSO Event

    [Invitation to all journalists, members of the press, and CSOs]

    Youth in Southeast Asia will organize a Press Conference on International Day of Democracy, facilitated by ASEAN Youth Forum & FORUM-ASIA

    Theme: Will Democracy Survive COVID-19?  The Role of Youth in Southeast Asia in Safeguarding Human Rights

    Agenda: Southeast Asia’s Youth Collective Statement Launch & Panel Discussion

    Time: Tuesday, 15 September 2020 at 10.00 – 11.00 AM Bangkok / Jakarta Time (GMT+7)
    RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/seayouthpress
    Zoom ID: 926 4059 3536 
Password: 806064

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    At the Press Conference, Youth in Southeast Asia will release and read their collective statement consisting of demands and recommendations to ASEAN Governments, Leaders, Civil Society, and Youth in Southeast Asia. The statement has been through consultative sessions to accommodate youth voices and concerns at the SEAYouth Festival (Aug 14-16, 2020).

    Panelists will focus on issues around the state of democracy and youth roles in safeguarding human rights. The panel include
    1. H.E. Yuyun Wahyuningrum, Representative of Indonesia to ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR)
    2. Fatimah Zahrah, Lead Coordinator of ASEAN Youth Forum
    3. Cornelius Hanung, East Asia and ASEAN Programme Officer of FORUM-ASIA

    For further information, please reach us through program@aseanyouthforum.org