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Posts Tagged ‘ASEAN Summit’ (9 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 ➤

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 ➤

Civil Society Calls on Leaders to Promote a People-Centered ASEAN During Burma/Myanmar’s Chairmanship in 2014

Two hundred and sixty-three (263) people signed a letter urging ASEAN Heads of State to promote a genuine people-centered ASEAN and the free and meaningful participation of the regional civil society during Burma/Myanmar’s chairmanship of the regional bloc in 2014. The letter was signed by participants of the ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN People’s Forum (ACSC/APF 2012) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, from 29 to 31 March […]

April 4, 2012  •  By Task Force on ASEAN and Burma, Burma Partnership and Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Letter to ASEAN Heads of State

We write to you today to share our serious concerns about ongoing human rights violations in Burma/Myanmar, ahead of the ASEAN Summit on 3 and 4 April in Phnom Penh. We would like to request that you use this opportunity to urge President Thein Sein and his government to take meaningful steps towards a democratic transition, peace and national reconciliation as well as to put an end to gross human rights violations in the country […]

April 4, 2012  •  By Task Force on ASEAN and Burma, Burma Partnership and Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ASEAN Leaders Must Raise Issue of Ethnic Conflicts and Human Rights Violations in Myanmar at This Week’s Summit

The ASEAN Inter Parliamentary Myanmar Caucus (AIPMC), while noting allegations of irregularities and widespread electoral violations, today welcomed the results of the Myanmar by-elections held on 1 April 2012 but called on ASEAN to raise the issue of ongoing […]

April 3, 2012  •  By ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar Caucus  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma Representatives to Attend Regional Civil Society Conference in Jakarta

Eighteen representatives from Burma’s civil society, including members of the Task Force on ASEAN and Burma, will be traveling to Jakarta, Indonesia to participate in the ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN People’s Forum 2011 (ACSC/APF) from 3 to 5 May, and associated events […]

April 27, 2011  •  By Task Force on ASEAN and Burma  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ASEAN’s new approach to Myanmar is nothing new

ASEAN’s foreign ministers just completed their two-day retreat in Lombok on Jan. 17, wherein Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa outlined the nation’s agenda and priorities for ASEAN as it assumes the association’s rotating chair […]

January 20, 2011  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Laos supports Burma proposal for Asean summit arrangements

Laos has supported Burma’s proposal to switch the scheduled hosting of the Asean Summit in 2014, with Laos to instead hold the regional summit in 2016 […]

January 13, 2011  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤