What is…?

The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission for Human Rights? (International Commission of Jurists) 2016

The Role of the ASEAN Chair? (International Commission of Jurists) 2016

Civil Society in Laos? (The Sombath Initiative) 2016

Enforced Disappearance? (The Sombath Initiative) 2016

Enforced Disappearance in the Lao PDR? (International Commission of Jurists) 2016

A State’s Key Obligations under the Convention for the Protection of all Persons from Enforced Disappearance (CPED)(International Commission of Jurists) 2016

Freedom of Expression in the Lao PDR? (International Federation for Human Rights) 2016

Laos’ International Human Rights Obligations & Committments? (Civil Rights Defenders) 2016

A Least Developed Country (LDC)? (The Sombath Initiative) 2016

What is…the AICHR?

What is…the AICHR?

Introduction In 2007, Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) adopted the ASEAN Charter. Article 14 of the Charter provided that ASEAN shall establish a “human rights body”. In July 2009, the ASEAN Foreign Minister Meeting adopted the Terms...

What is…the Role of the ASEAN Chair?

What is…the Role of the ASEAN Chair?

Introduction The ASEAN Charter provides that all Member States shall take turns in acting as Chair of the ASEAN. The chairmanship of ASEAN rotates annually, based on the alphabetical order of the English names of Member States. There were instances in the past,...