In conjunction with the 3rd anniversary of its inauguration, the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) celebrates the official launch of its regional website and booklet. The event, held at the Sofitel Phnom Penh Phookethra Hotel, brought together Ministers and government officials of the Kingdom of Cambodia, as well as Ambassadors and the diplomatic community in Phnom Penh.
While launching the web portal, H.E. Dr. Om Yentieng, Representative of Cambodia and Chair of AICHR, showed distinguished guests the various features of the site – such as the Commission’s calendar, activities and download able public documents of AICHR. In addition, web visitors can also access general information, news and updates on AICHR.
Afterwards, the Senior Minister presented the AICHR Booklet to Senior Officials of the Kingdom of Cambodia, signifying its official launch. The booklet provides general information of ASEAN and the development of human rights in the region. Additionally, the booklet also briefs the Commission’s activities to date. Finally, readers of the Booklet are also provided with a brief profile of each ASEAN Member States’ Representative to AICHR.
The regional website and booklet are in line with AICHR’s Five Year Work Plan of 2010-2015 for awareness raising and dissemination on the Commission’s work and/or activities.