ASEAN Studies Center UGM Leads Review of ASEAN Charter

ASEAN Studies Center UGM, in collaboration with the Coordinating Ministry of Politics, Law and Security arranges a Focused Group Discussion to the discuss the review of ASEAN charter, which will be brought into discussion at the upcoming ASEAN Summit.

Dr Dafri Agussalim, the Head of ASEAN Studies Center UGM, spoke on some issues related to Human Rights in ASEAN.

Dr Dafri spoke alongside Dr Edy Prasetyono (University of Indonesia), Dr Riefqi Muna (Senior Researcher at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences), Mr Sanga Pangaribuan (staff of Indonesian Permanent Representative in ASEAN) and several staffs from Directorate of ASEAN Political and Security Cooperation. This forum was also attended by several staffs from various Ministries and Directorates, as well as researchers from ASEAN Studies Center.

The Focused Group Discussion is conducted on Friday, February 24 th 2017, which takes place in Dean’s meeting Room FISIPOL UGM. In this meeting, the speakers debate the possibilities of revision in ASEAN Charter, particularly with recentupdates in ASEAN institutional development.