Cambodia To Host ASEAN Human Rights Meeting on Sunday in Siem Reap PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 30 January 2012 01:25

The Eleventh Meeting of ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) will be held on Jan. 8-9 in Siem Reap province, two days prior to the ASEAN Foreign Ministers retreat (AMM Retreat).

The meeting will be the first AICHR meeting on the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD), said a press release of the Cambodian Human Rights Committee.

In the meeting, representatives of all ASEAN member states to AICHR will discuss on development of AHRD, it pointed out.

Chair of ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights in 2012 is Dr. Om Yentieng, Senior Minister and President of Cambodian Human Rights Committee; and alternate chair is Dr. Chet Chealy, President of Cambodia-ASEAN Center for Human Rights Development, it said.

The next AHRD meeting is scheduled to be held in February, added the press release.