Monthly Archives: June 2014

Call for International Solidarity on the Status of Human Rights in Cambodia
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Dear Friends, The UN Special Rapporteur on Cambodia Surya P. Subedi  has released a press statement on his recent mission to Cambodia in addition to a CSO statement on judicial laws and constitutional council. There is an urgency in the shrinking civil society space and needs attention. Please spread widely to your networks. Click on the links below to download the statements: SR Cambodia statement 24 June 2014 - FINAL ENG Statement on Judicial

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Contribute to the Special Rapporteur’s next report: How do multilateral institutions affect assembly & association rights?
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  Dear friends and partners, Global governance has long been the domain of States – whether at the United Nations or other lesser-known multilateral bodies. But how do multilaterals affect assembly and association rights? And just how inclusive are multilateral organizations when it comes to giving civil society a seat at the table? This will be the subject of Maina Kiai’s next report to the UN General Assembly in October 2014. Kiai’s

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Apply for the Korea Green Foundation’s 2014 Green Asia Grant Program
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8th Annual Advanced Graduate Workshop on Poverty, Development and Globalization Open
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Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to announce a call for student nominations for the 8th Annual Advanced Graduate Workshop (AGW) on Poverty, Development and Globalization. As in the past two years it is organized jointly by the Azim Premji University, the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) and Columbia University's Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD). This small interdisciplinary workshop, which I will direct, will be held in Bangalore, India

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AMAN Statement on Atrocities against Muslim and Christian Communities in Sri Lanka
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The Statement of Asian Muslim Action Network (AMAN) in Response to the Atrocities against Muslim and Christian communities in Sri Lanka We are deeply saddened to hear of the violent attacks against Muslim and Christian communities, which resulted in the loss of lives as well as property damage in the south of Sri Lanka on June 15, 2014. We offer our heartfelt condolence to the families of deceased and wish for a speedy recovery to those injured.

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AHRC Exclusive Website on Documenting the Thai Military Coup 2014
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  Click on the image above and it will redirect you to the site. Or reference: http://www.humanrights.asia/countries/thailand/thaicoups/2014   THAILAND: AHRC condemns coup with launch of new webpage (Hong Kong, June 3, 2014) The Asian Human Rights Commission on Tuesday launched a new webpage in response to the military coup in Thailand of May 22. The webpage contains links to the Hong Kong-based regional human rights organisation’s commentary

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Glocal Advocacy Leadership in Asia Academy
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“Mainstreaming Human Rights and Democracy into Post-2015 Development Goals” August 2~8, 2014 / St-Gabriel Foundation, Bangkok, Thailand PLEASE NOTE THE DATE CHANGE INTRODUCTION The Glocal Advocacy Leadership in Asia (GALA) Academy is a joint initiative by three leading regional civil society networks working in the field of human rights, development and democracy in Asia - namely, the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA),

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ADRN Roundtable on Promoting Corporate Responsibility in India, March 24, 2014, EAI South Korea
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Regional Consultation on FoAA with UN Special Rapporteur Maina Kiai, February 2-3, Singapore
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ADN 1st Steering Committee Meeting, February 2-3, Singapore
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