Special Meeting

1st Meeting of AICHR on the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration

AICHR committed to complete the declaration in 2012 as assigned by the ASEAN Foreign Ministers. AICHR approved a Progress Report on the Drafting the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration for submission to the ASEAN Foreign Ministers and approved a schedule for AICHR to meet and negotiate over the Declaration....

6th Meeting of the Drafting Group of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration

The Drafting Group accepted the declaration title, ASEAN Human Rights Declaration' (AHRD) and finalized a working document that included the following: - Preamble section contains: the principles, background, purpose and shared vision of ASEAN on human rights- General Principles section which contains: o freedoms and fundamental...

5th Meeting of the Drafting Group of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration

The Drafting Group reportedly discussed the sections of the Declaration on Economic, Social Rights, Cultural Rights , The Rights of Women, Children's Rights and Others Group , and The Cooperation in the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights . There...

4th Meeting of the Drafting Group of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration

The Drafting Group reportedly discussed the Declaration's 'General Provisions' section, the list of Civil and Political Rights , the Rights and Responsibilities section. The Drafting Group also requested a an extension from AICHR in order to finish the drafting process.

Special Meeting of AICHR

AICHR finalised the Priority Programmes/Activities for 2014 and discussed organisational support for the work of AICHR and the establishment of a dedicated AICHR unit within the ASEAN Secretariat.

3rd Meeting of the Drafting Group of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration

The drafting group reportedly completed the Preamble of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration. It was agreed that the Preamble shall be a) in line with the existing elements in the framework given by AICHR, b) cover the instruments and the existing mechanisms related to human rights in ASEAN, and...

Interface Meeting with ASEAN Foreign Ministers at the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and the 20th ASEAN Summit

The meeting discussed the progress on the drafting of the AHRD

2nd Meeting of the Drafting Group of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration

The Drafting Group agreed upon some of paragraphs in the Declaration Preamble.

Round Table Discussion and First Coordination Meeting of the AICHR Thematic Study on Migration and Human Rights

This meeting and discussion on AICHR's Thematic Study on Migration and Human Rights was facilitated by the Indonesian Representative to AICHR. The Round Table Discussion was attended by several speakers from various International Organizations as well as representatives of different stakeholders in Southeast Asia.

The 1st Meeting of the Drafting Group of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration

The Drafting Group was officially formed and met AICHR for the first time. AICHR briefed the drafting group on the Declaration's content, stating that: the Declaration should consider national and regional specificities; respect the differences in political background, history, culture, religion of the ASEAN Member States; balance rights and...