On 8-9 August 2015, I participated in a workshop on the ‘Constitutional Writs and Human Rights’ in Yangon, Myanmar. The workshop was organised by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the Public Legal Aid Network (PLAN) Myanmar. The workshop was attended by a wide range of participants from across Myanmar, many of whomContinue reading “Constitutional Writs and Human Rights Workshop”
I was recently interested to learn of some of the new research being done in ASEAN countries by The Human Rights Resource Centre. The centre is based at the University of Indonesia, Jakarta, and is affiliated with ASEAN.Its most recent publication is a series of country reviews of judicial training in ASEAN countries. In early 2015, itContinue reading “Human Rights Resource Centre study on religion in ASEAN”
Next week, from 15-16 October 2014, the third international conference on Human Rights, Peace and Conflict in Southeast Asia will be held, hosted by the Southeast Asian Human Rights Studies Network and the Faculty of Law and Human Rights Research Centre, University of Malaya, KL. The conference will draw together a diverse group of scholars, researchers, activists and studentsContinue reading “Southeast Asian Human Rights Network conference”
On 17 April 2013, the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) and the Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law (CELRL), Melbourne Law School, co-hosted a roundtable on business and human rights in Myanmar. The roundtable brought together government, worker and employer representatives, academic experts, and civil society groups with an interest in issues aroundContinue reading “Report on Business and Human Rights in Myanmar Roundtable”
On 17 April 2013, Melissa gave a presentation on ‘An Update on Legal, Political and Economic Developments in Myanmar’ at a Roundtable on Business and Human Rights in Myanmar, organised by the Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law, at the Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne.