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Myanmar’s religious violence a threat to Southeast Asia’s security

Continuing inter-religious violence in Myanmar is spilling over into neighbouring countries as seen in recent
attacks between groups within the Myanmar migrant community in Kuala Lumpur. If left unchecked, such
spillovers will pose a threat to Southeast Asian security and stability […]

July 4, 2013  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Alternative Trade Groups on ASEAN Economic Integration in 2015: “A Hazy Future for the People”

Two years before the economic integration of the Southeast Asian economies, critics of neoliberal policies and the current global trade and investment regime, alternative trade campaigners and human rights activists raised concerns over the existing trade and investment policies in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its member-governments and the effects of these policies to the peoples and communities in the region […]

June 27, 2013  •  By South East Asian Committee for Advocacy  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

၂၀၁၃ ခုႏွစ္ ဘရူႏိုင္းႏိုင္ငံ အာဆီယံလူထုေဆြးေႏြးပြဲ တက္ေရာက္ျခင္းအေပၚ ထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကညာခ်က္

အာဆီယံထိပ္သီးညီလာခံႏွင့္အျပိဳင္ ႏွစ္စဥ္က်င္းပေလ့ရွိေသာ အာဆီယံလူထုအစည္းအေဝး (ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN People’s Forum) ကို အာဆီယံအဖြဲ႕ဝင္ႏိုင္ငံမ်ားမွ ျငိမ္ခ်မ္းေရးႏွင့္လံုျခံဳေရး၊ သဘာဝပတ္ ဝန္းက်င္၊ လယ္ယာေျမ၊ အမ်ဳိးသမီးႏွင့္ကေလး၊ လူငယ္၊ လူ႕အခြင့္အေရး၊ ေရြ႕ေျပာင္းအလုပ္သမား […]

April 9, 2013  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar Prepares for ASEAN Chairmanship in 2014

As Myanmar continues preparations to assume the role of chair of ASEAN for the first time in 2014, a U.S.-supported event brought Government officials together with senior officials from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia and Indonesia, and officials from the ASEAN Secretariat, to present Myanmar with an opportunity to learn from past ASEAN chairs […]

March 28, 2013  •  By ASEAN Secretariat  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

The Appointment of New Representatives of Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam and the Re-appointment of Representatives to the AICHR

Pursuant to Article 5.2 of the Term of Reference (TOR) of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) – which states that “Each Member State shall appoint a Representative to the AICHR who shall be accountable to the appointing […]

February 13, 2013  •  By AICHR  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

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 ➤

Statement from the Burma/Myanmar Delegation to the Solidarity for Asian Peoples Advocacy (SAPA) Workshops in Relation to the 21st ASEAN Summit in Cambodia

This week, under the aegis of the ASEAN Grassroots Peoples Assembly, the Solidarity for Asian Peoples Advocacy (SAPA) organized four regional workshops. The SAPA workshops offered a free, independent and inclusive platform for regional and national civil society organizations […]

November 16, 2012  •  By Task Force on ASEAN and Burma  •  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 ➤

AHRD is Hijacked by Narrow-Minded National Interests

Number of burning issues related to ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD) that posted by the representative of civil society organizations from ASEAN region received cold feedbacks from the ASEAN Inter-governmental Commission on Human Rights […]

September 13, 2012  •  By 12 civil society organizations  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement of ASEAN Foreign Ministers on the Recent Developments in the Rakhine State, Myanmar

ASEAN Foreign Ministers reaffirmed their strong support for the ongoing democratization process in Myanmar. Within the context of such positive progress, the ASEAN Foreign Ministers are following closely recent developments in the Rakhine State […]

August 17, 2012  •  By ASEAN Foreign Ministers  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤