The IDC will be co-hosting two workshops at the upcoming ASEAN People’s Forum/ASEAN Civil Society Conference on 21-24 April 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The two workshops are

  • Migrants in Detention, co-hosted by IDC and Migrant Forum in Asia (23 April).
  • Children in the Context of Migration: Positive Practices from the ASEAN Region, co-hosted by IDC, Terres des Homnes, Migrant Forum in Asia and the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (24 April)

Full details of the forum including times and venues of the workshops can be found here

The APF/ACSC is an annual forum of civil society organizations in ASEAN Member States. It is held as a parallel meeting to the ASEAN Summit of Heads of States.  During APF/ACSC, civil society organizations discuss a range of topics of importance to the ASEAN region, including human rights, development, trade, environment, youth and culture issues. The output of the forum is a joint civil society statement and recommendations that are submitted to the ASEAN Secretariat and ASEAN government representatives.