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24 December 2011

ASEAN Matters in Singapore – Event Report

24 December 2011

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 »

Human Rights Day 2011

11 December 2011

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.

Human Rights Day 2011 microsite

9 December 2011
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

Time: 4-7pm

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.

ASEAN Matters in Singapore, 17 Dec 2011, 10am (updated programme)

8 December 2011


It’s bigger and better than before. 

MARUAH presents a discussion on ASEAN MATTERS in Singapore and yes, we would like to share why ASEAN matters in Singapore. 
Join us for a thematic overview of human rights developments in ASEAN as well as Singapore.
Also find out more about MARUAH’s role in human rights and how you can be a part of it!

Event details

Date: 17th December 2011, Saturday

Time: 10am—1pm

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