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COVID-19 & Health – An Interdisciplinary Webinar

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The global COVID-19 outbreak has forced
countries all around the world to take drastic public health and economic
measures that will leave long-lasting impact even after the pandemic
subsides. While the severity of the outbreak and government responses differ
vastly even between neighbouring countries in Southeast Asia, as the
situation evolves, issues of human rights and social order are gaining
greater importance as a topic of discussion amongst the citizens of ASEAN and
beyond.In this webinar, we will explore relevant topics from the new
geopolitical order in the making to human rights violations in the Ta’ang tea
farming society in Northeast Myanmar, in the context of COVID-19. The webinar
will feature a keynote speech by Atty. Michael T. Tiu, senior legal associate
from the University of the Philippines Law Center Institute of Human Rights,
as well as panelists based in various countries from Myanmar to Iran to
Malaysia.Webinar
details:
Date: Friday, 24 April
2020Time: 3:00-6:00PM
(GMT+08)Platform: Zoom (http://tinyurl.com/cuseascovid19)Please
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THIS WEBINAR IS OPEN TO ALL!
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—————The Cambridge University Southeast
Asian Society (CUSEAS) is a student society which aims to connect Southeast
Asians at the University of Cambridge and encourage greater engagement with
important issues affecting the region.Collaborating
Organisations:

  • Strengthening Human Rights
    and Peace Research and Education in ASEAN/Southeast Asia
    (SHAPE-SEA)
  • The Institute of Human Rights,The Law
    Center, University of the Philippines Manila
  • University
    of the Philippines Alpha Sigma Fraternity
  • JOLT
    Philippines
  • Marooned

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