Plenary 3

03 Aug 2016
16:45 - 18:00
DILI CONVENTION CENTER

Plenary 3

“Shrinking Civic Spaces in ASEAN”

Objectives:

  • Looking at civil society that is operating in an environment that is under threat by many ways by legal and illegal means to silence dissent
  • ASEAN Community Vision must mean a vibrant civil society that can operate in an empowering environment
  • Articulate the true state of the ASEAN people in terms of our current economic, political, social, cultural and emerging challenges that impact human rights defenders

Speaker:

  1. Mr. Andrew Khoo, (Bar Council), Malaysia
  2. Ms. Chak Sopheap, Cambodia Center for Human Rights (CCHR), Cambodia
  3. Ms. Chalida Tajaroensuk, People’s Empowerment Foundation (PEF), Thailand
  4. Mr. Victor Mambor: (Independent Alliance of Journalist -AJI Papua), Indonesia

Moderator: Antero Bendito da Silva, P.hD.  Peace Center, Timor-Leste