Academic Partnerships and Public Advocacy

Reclaiming Lost Ground

10-12 October, 2016Bangkok
ThailandReclaiming Lost Ground – SEAHRN’s Fourth International Conference on
Human Rights and Peace and Conflict in Southeast Asia was a two and a half
day conference. The conference was a convergence of  almost 330  academics,
researchers, human rights activities, members of the civil society, and
representatives of the funding and hosting organizations.Reclaiming Lost Ground30 organizations – INGOs, CSOs, and
NGOs participated in the conference in varied capacities. Amnesty
International, ARROW, Forum Asia, Try Arm,  Caritas Thailand, Asylum
Access Thailand were among the few that attended.Panel speakers and paper
presenters represented a range of NGOs and INGOs working on various human
rights issues in the region. These included Green Peace Southeast Asia, Asia
Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development; Asia Climate Change Consortium,
Southeast Asian Press Alliance, Thai Netizen Network, Amnesty International –
Southeast Asia and Pacific, Media Link Indonesia, Southeast Asia Monitor for
Human Rights and Justice, and INFEST.Participants in the conference
represented UPR Info Asia, Green Belt Trust, Counter Foto, Equal Rights
Trust, Smile Foundation, Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network, Project X, Land
Core Group, Environmental Protection Society Malaysia, Civil Rights
Defenders, UNESCO
Thailand
, among others.

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