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Posts Tagged ‘Civil Society Organizations’ (42 found)

Civil Society Denounces Adoption of Flawed ASEAN Human Rights Declaration: AHRD Falls Far Below International Standards

Disregarding the deep concerns expressed by senior United Nations officials, human rights experts and hundreds of civil society and grassroots organisations at the national, regional and international levels, ASEAN leaders nonetheless adopted […]

November 19, 2012  •  By 55 Civil Society Organizations and Networks  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Civil Society Rejects Flawed ASEAN Human Rights Declaration

Today, 62 grassroots, national, regional, and international civil society groups are calling upon ASEAN Member States to postpone the adoption of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration, which is not worthy of its name […]

November 15, 2012  •  By 62 Civil Society Organizations and Networks  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma’s Civil Society Calls for Transparency and Inclusiveness in Drafting of the National Human Rights Commission Enabling Law

Fifty-four civil society and community-based organizations and networks from Burma released a statement today welcoming recent efforts to establish the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) through an act of Parliament […]

May 10, 2012  •  By 54 civil society and community-based organization and networks  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement Calling for a Transparent and Participatory Drafting Process of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission’s Enabling Law

We, the undersigned civil society, community-based organizations and networks, welcome the decision made by the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission to become an institution established under an act of the Parliament in order to fully comply with the Paris Principles and act as an independent institution […]

May 10, 2012  •  By 54 civil society and community-based organization and networks  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Joint Statement on Calling AICHR to Release ASEAN Human Rights Declaration

We, the undersigned civil society organizations and networks from Southeast Asia, express our grave concern and disappointment over the continuing secrecy in the drafting process of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD) […]

April 8, 2012  •  By ASEAN Civil Society Organizations  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Press Statement of the 2012 ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN Peoples’ Forum

We, more than 1,200 delegates from all ten ASEAN countries representing various civil society organizations and movements of workers from rural and urban sectors as well as the migrant sector, peasants and farmers, women, children, youth, the elderly, persons with disabilities, urban poor, Indigenous Peoples […]

March 31, 2012  •  By Steering Committee of ACSC/APF 2012  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

World Bank: Emphasize Civil Participation in Burma

The World Bank should promote civil society participation in proposed development programs in Burma, Human Rights Watch said in a letter to the World Bank released today […]

February 13, 2012  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Civil Society Groups Call on Asian Governments to Support the Establishment of a Commission of Inquiry for Burma

In letters to their respective governments, civil society groups from Cambodia, Japan, Korea, Singapore and Thailand stressed that: “A Commission of Inquiry would be an impartial investigation to establish the truth about serious international crimes in the country.” […]

September 7, 2011  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Incitement Allegation and Suspension Threat Against CCHR and NRPG are Without Any Basis in Law and are Further Proof of Crackdown on Civil Society

Today, 6 September 2011, it was reported in The Cambodia Daily, that provincial authorities in Kampong Thom would seek the suspension of the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) and the Natural Resource Protection Group (NRPG) as a result of perceived incitement […]

September 6, 2011  •  By Cambodian Center for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Asian Civil Society Calls for Stronger Support for the ICC

Meeting in the Philippines last week, several Coalition members called on Asian governments and other relevant stakeholders to support justice for the most serious crimes by joining the International Criminal Court (ICC) […]

April 20, 2011  •  By Coalition for the International Criminal Court  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤