To Mandela With Love & Respect – Light A Candle In His Honour

8 December 2013

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The World has lost one of its brightest lights.
Nelson Mandela is a legend, a modern day hero.
Nelson Mandela’s testimony is to walk through life, holding close and unwaveringly, his beliefs.

Equality for everyone.
No discrimination at every turn.
Democracy.
Freedom.
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Human Rights Day 2013 – Speak Out!

12 November 2013

The Human Rights Day Speak Out! 2013

December 10th is a special Day – IT IS HUMAN RIGHTS DAY.

It is a day for us to reflect, to ponder, to meditate on how well we are living with dignity and enabling others to live in dignity.

At MARUAH we have observed Human Rights Day every year. And always by asking people to participate. Because Human Rights is about how we interact with each other, how we treat people, and how we believe in a value system. Read the rest of this entry »


Debate and Panel Discussion: Education & The Rights Of The Child

8 October 2013

Education & The Rights Of The Child

MARUAH invites you to commemorate Universal Children’s Day by spending an afternoon considering the rights of the child in the Singapore education system.

The Debate
Student debaters from Debate Association (Singapore) will be debate the responsibilities of the parents, schools and policy in the education and well-being of the child. Watch this space for the release of the hot topic motion.

The Discussion
The panel discussion will focus on the development of rights-based education policies including the right to quality education, the right to a child-friendly and healthy learning environment and the provision of a broad-based curriculum.

Join in the discussion with our panel of educators, parents and Adrian Tan- lawyer and author of the bestselling novels The Teenage Textbook and The Teenage Workbook. Read the rest of this entry »


Public Consultation On ASEAN – 26 Oct 2013

5 October 2013

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MARUAH invites you to a Public Consultation on ASEAN. This is an opportunity to become more familiar with ASEAN and its processes, to make a commitment to ASEAN for our own national interests for our community and the people in the region.

We are holding a consultation on the ASEAN Charter as Article 50 of the Charter stipulates that the Charter be reviewed 5 years after its entry into force. The Charter is the fundamental document, a governance code, a code of conduct if you like, in ASEAN. MARUAH believes that the review is necessary to improve and strengthen the regional group, its processes and institutions to serve the people of ASEAN better. Read the rest of this entry »


MARUAH celebrates Nelson Mandela Day – 18th July

9 July 2013

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MARUAH is celebrating Nelson Mandela. We are organising International Mandela Day to reiterate our commitment to the values that he has upheld.

Democracy, human rights, peace and being of service to the community – important values.

Please do come and celebrate with us. We hope many will also opt to express their thoughts and make this their event – to celebrate the life of a person who inspires.

Stand with us to take a pledge to uphold these values and to act on them.

Date: Thursday, 18th July (Nelson Mandela’s birthday)

Time: 7.30pm – 8.37pm; please try to come by 7.15pm

Venue: Marketing Institute of Singapore
410 North Bridge Road Singapore 188726 [map]
RSVP at our Facebook Event Page


#FreeMyInternet – Hong Lim Park – 4-7pm – 8th June 2013

4 June 2013

The blogging community – collectively called #FreeMyInternet will be organising a protest and online blackout next week against the new licensing requirements imposed by the Media Development Authority, which requires “online news sites” to put up a “performance bond” of $50,000 and “comply within 24 hours to MDA’s directions to remove content that is found to be in breach of content standards”.

To RSVP, visit the Facebook event page below.

https://www.facebook.com/events/185882738236629/

#FreeMyInternet

https://www.facebook.com/FreeMyInternet


Public Forum – “Strike Out! The SMRT case, its implications and our experiences”

20 April 2013

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Join us at a public forum to discuss the recent SMRT strike, and its impact on human rights in Singapore.

Date & Time: 21 April 2013, 2.30pm
Location: conclave, 40 Tras Street [map]

RSVP at the Facebook event page here.

Seating is on a first come first serve basis and subject to capacity. Please arrive early for best seating.

Hosted by: Maruah Singapore, Think Centre, Transient Workers Count Too (TWC2) & Workfair Singapore