DPI/AP Reports 2009

3rd Regional Human Rights Defenders Forum and the Asia-Pacific Regional Consultaion on Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs)

The objectives of the 3rd Regional HRDF are as follows:

  1. To assess the implementation of the UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders by using the indicators laid out by Ms. Hina Jilani, the former UN Special Representative of the Secretary General on Human Rights Defenders in her report to the UN Human Rights Council on March 2008.
  2. To update human rights defenders in the region as well as the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders on the developments regarding the protection mechanisms for human rights defenders in the region, such as the national human rights institutions (NHRIs), the ASEAN human rights body, and the SAARC.
  3. To explore and identify avenues by which the mandate of the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders may interact with the protection mechanisms for human rights defenders in the region;
  4. To make recommendations of issues from human rights defenders in Asia which may be included in the programme of work of the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders and to identify avenues by which human rights defenders in Asia may support the work of the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders;

Download: PowerPoint: 3rd Regional Human Rights Defenders Forum and the Asia-Pacific Regional Consultaion on Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) (283 KB)
Author: Ms. Saowalak Thongkuay, RDO
Language: English
When: 20/1/2009

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