The train disruption on Saturday did not stop the proceedings of MARUAH’s “ASEAN Matters in Singapore” Workshop series. The event provided an overview of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the various human rights related developments within the region. Braema Mathi, MARUAH President, brought participants through the various declarations and action plans on human rights issues in ASEAN. Read the rest of this entry »
Our Human Rights Day microsite has been updated with the winning entries of our Creative Writing & Poetry competition. Also see photos from the event.
MARUAH extends its thanks to all who submitted entries to the competition, and to everyone who attended the event.
(UPDATE: 3pm, 11 December)
Click link to view a newspaper report on our event by the Straits Times.
MARUAH has created a microsite for Human Rights Day 2011.
Visit the link above to view the finalists of our Creative Writing and Poetry competition.
We have also posted videos produced by the United Nations on what human rights is all about.
Don’t forget to join us tomorrow, 10th Dec, to celebrate Human Rights Day together with us. You will get to hear from Mr Richard Magnus, the Singapore representative to the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR), find out the winners of our Creative Writing and Poetry competition, and participate in our Open-Mic event.
First 50 individuals get FREE drinks and food!
Date: 10th December 2011
Venue: Bluejaz cafe 11 Bali Lane, Singapore 189848 (Entrance Via Ophir Road, Next to the Bus Stop after Golden Landmark Hotel) [map]
Please RSVP here.
Date: 17th December 2011, Saturday
Registration starts at 9.30am
Venue: Bras Basah Complex,
#04-41, Chinese Success Media, Action Room [map]
Please RSVP here.
Registration begins at 9.30 am
10am – 10.30am : ASEAN updates, development of Human Rights Agenda in ASEAN
10.30 – 11am : Q n A
11am – 12 noon : Thematic presentations
11.45am – 12.45pm : Breakout Sessions
12.45pm – 1pm : Volunteer with MARUAH
1pm: end of programme