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18th Informal ASEM Seminar on Human Rights

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5-8 November 2018 Armi Hannele AARNI Political & Economic Department Informal ASEM Seminar On Human Rights Governance & Human Rights

Yogyakarta, Indonesia

The 18th Informal ASEM Seminar on Human Rights took place on 5-8 November 2018 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, on the theme of “Human Rights and Prevention of Violent Extremism”.


Four simultaneous closed-door working groups addressed to following topics in detail:


WG1 – Push and Pull Factors of Violent Extremism

WG2 – Targeting Violent Extremism at the Local Level

WG3 – Violent Extremism: Women's Involvement, Rights and Security

WG4 – Youth, Education and Prevention of Violent Extremism


For a more detailed overview please see the seminar Concept Note.


This Seminar series is co-organised by the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), the Raoul Wallenberg Institute (nominated by the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs), the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs and the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.


The host of the 18th Informal ASEM Seminar on Human Rights was the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Indonesia.

Given the nature of the Seminar, participants are invited individually by the co-organisers; there is no open call for participation.


This page will constantly be updated with further information on the 18th Seminar. Please check again for more details.


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