Date: August 11 (Thursday)
Time: 2.30pm – 7pm
Venue: Brickfields Asia College, PJ campus
Admission Free & we invite human rights volunteers who like to play a role in monitoring human rights issues and concerns in Malaysia
The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a peer review system introduced by the United Nations where every member state will undergo review of its human rights situation. Malaysia underwent the UPR in 2009 and more recently in Oct 2013.
Join us and get to know how best to be part of this process of monitoring human rights in Malaysia. This is a good opportunity to be better equipped with the know-how, process, previous reports and future possibilities.
To build-capacity of CSOs to do monitoring and documentations of human rights conditions/violation in Malaysia, to prepare for UPR.
To focus specifically on the theme of Economic and Socio-Cultural Rights (ESCR).
2.30 pm Registration & refreshments - running tea/coffee/water
3.30 to 4.30pm Understanding the UPR process- Dr Lin Mui Kiang (Former United Nations Coordination Specialist / PROHAM)
4.30 to 5.30pm Review of past monitoring and reports- Mr Rizal Rozhan (Advocacy and Documentation Officer, EMPOWER
5.30 to 6.30 pm Specific aspects of ESCR monitoring- Datuk Dr Denison Jayasooria (PROHAM /KITA-UKM
6.30pm Concluding reflections
Register by August 5, 2016 and with PROHAM - firstname.lastname@example.org
& Mr Koh Henry- Email : email@example.com