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Press Release: Civil Society from across the Asia Pacific meets for 6th Asia Pacific Consultation on Refugee Rights

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THE ASIA PACIFIC SHORT COURSE ON REFUGEE RIGHTS AND ADVOCACY

The Asia Pacific Short Course on Refugee Rights and Advocacy is now open for registration! The Short Course is an initiative organised by the Legal Aid and Advocacy Working Group (LAAWG) of the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) and … Continue reading

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Justice Centre Hong Kong invites to Lunchtime Discussion with Professor Yiombi Thona

Justice Centre Hong Kong kindly invites you to A Lunchtime Discussion with Professor Yiombi Thona Renowned Refugee Advocate in South Korea Deputy Chair of the Asia-Pacific Refugee Rights Network Monday, 22 August 2016, 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm THEME:  What role do East Asian … Continue reading

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Job Announcement: application open for Secretary General position

The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) is seeking an energetic and visionary Secretary-General to coordinate and provide strategic support to this dynamic member-led network. APRRN is seeking is someone who is passionate about advancing the rights of refugees and … Continue reading

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Special Feature: ‘Rescue at Sea’ Workshop in Aceh, Indonesia

In Aceh, Indonesia the Geutanyoe Foundation is promoting social cohesion between Rohingya refugees and the local fishermen who rescued them at sea, and facilitating training from experts to strengthen response preparedness. In early April, Helen Brunt from the APRRN Secretariat … Continue reading

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Final Report: Regional Expert Roundtable on ‘Alternatives to Immigration Detention for Children’

Regional Expert Roundtable on ‘Alternatives to Immigration Detention for Children’ APRRN and the International Detention Coalition (IDC) joined forces to organise a Regional Expert Roundtable on Alternatives to Immigration Detention for Children, which was held on 19 and 20 November … Continue reading

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Submission to the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR)

Maritime movements of the Rohingya and recommendations to improve human rights protection for Rohingya refugees An analysis of the situation of maritime movements of Rohingya refugees in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea In partnership with ALTSEAN Burma, Burma … Continue reading

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Bangkok Refugee Youth Consultation Report

The ‘Bangkok Refugee Youth Consultation’ Final Report The Bangkok Refugee Youth Consultation (BRYC), a three and a half day consultation with refugee and Thai youth, was held from the 13th-16th February 2016. Thirty-one youth participated in the consultation, which was … Continue reading

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The APCRR6 application is now open!

Call for applications The 6th Asia Pacific Consultation on Refugee Rights (APCRR6) will be held from 20-22 September 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand. APCRR6 is hosted and coordinated by the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN). The application to participate in APCRR6 is now open. APRRN … Continue reading

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Press release: Asylum Seekers and Refugees Lack Protection in Thailand

Thailand: Asylum Seekers and Refugees Lack Protection in Thailand UN submission calls on Thailand to recognize the rights of refugees (Bangkok, March 16, 2016) — The government of Thailand should commit to concrete actions to respect, protect, and promote the … Continue reading

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