Calling for Application to the 5th Human Security Basic Course (December 1-7, 2013)
Security Alliance (HSA) is calling for the application to the 5th Basic Course on Human Security would be held on December 1 to 7, 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand. This course has an average turnout of 250 international applicants each year. The participatory assessment rated it as excellent. Both academic and practitioners have been joining this in-house course. It will include 7 modules consisting of human rights, development, peace-security and relevant mechanisms. For assistance applicants are requested to contact with Mr. Gabriel Baroi at firstname.lastname@example.org or HSA secretariat at email@example.com. Please download the Course Brochure and the Application Form and send it by November 10, 2013. Only the selected applicants will be communicated on November 12, 2013.
Calling for the 1st Basic Training of Trainers (ToT) (January 13-15, 2014)
Human Security Alliance (HSA) is calling for the 1st Basic Training of Trainers (ToT) focused on Community Based Disaster Preparedness would be held on January 13 to 15, 2014 at the Thai beach city Pattaya. This course is open for practitioners from NGO, government Agencies and development activists. The course include the basics of ToT, DRR, and CBDP. For assistance interested participants are requested to communicate with Mr. Gabriel Baroi at firstname.lastname@example.org or HSA secretariat at email@example.com. Please download the ToT Brochure and the Application Form and send it by December 15, 2013. Only the selected applicants will be communicated on December 20, 2013.
ACHE Mission to Assess the Post Conflict Peace Process
Human Security Alliance (HSA) has conducted a mission to ACHE, Indonesia from April 1 to 15, 2012. The mission has an assessment of the post conflict peace process in ACHE. The brief outcome on the mission has emphasized the functional democracy as core for the success of the peace process. The mission learning has related the post conflict political peace with the social development process. This is a experiential mission to explore the understanding about other regional peace process.
Country Profile on Human Security
Human Security Alliance (HSA) is going to develop the country profile on human security for South, Southeast and North Asian countries. This is a part of its Human Security Report Project. To make it more participatory and accountable HSA is seeking your inputs in writing on the context and aspects of human security in your country. This will help to lead the debate and discussion through country consultation by experts. Please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Promoting Environmental Democracy in Asia
Human Security Alliance (HSA) has taken an initiative for improving the environmental democracy in Asian countries by guaranteeing people's participation in environmental decision making process. This is expected that Climate Change and Adoptation (CCA) process will be helped in tackling consequences due to climate change. Please write to us explaining your thoughts and local experience to deal with environmental issues through people's participation at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
- Members News
Highlights of Member's and Partners Activities
Human Security Alliance (HSA) has 14 members in 12 countries and 5 regional partners. The recent highlights of our member's activities are:
CTF Remains Dis-functional
After the disappearance of Mr. Razik, one of the trustee of CTF, the organization is still under the management of the Sri Lanka Government's management. HSA along with other regional organizations are waiting to resume working with CTF soon.
Odhikar is Under Pressure
Odhikar, a prominent human rights organization of Bangladesh, urges international solidarity for its work in the country. There are reports of government's continuous pressure against the human rights organization due to its strong position against forced disappearance, extra judicial killing and boarder killing. There is intentional solidarity for Odhikar by FIDH, Human Rights Watch, ACHR, Forum Asia and ANFREL.
People's Empowerment Foundation promoting P2P
People's Empowerment Foundation is promoting People to People (p2p) activities in the region. This is expected to bring solidarity among the people of Southeast Asian countries and address the conflicting issues among the countries in a peaceful means. Specially Thai- Cambodian relationship shall have a people face rather that includes people's voice in the process.
- HSA Updated
HSA Joint Statement Against Violence Against Rohinghya
HSA along with Odhikar and Asian Muslim Action Network (AMAN) in a joint statement on October 26, 2012 condemn the recent violence against Rohingya ethnic Muslim in Rakhine state of Myanmar. In the statement the organizations demanded international inquiry to the events and punishment of the perpetrators. To read more click here.
HSA Response to New Arrival of Boat People
HSA along with its' network and partners have organized round table and discussion during May and June, 2011 about the fresh arrival of boat people this year. There are news on international media showing clearly the evidance of such arrival and the mistreatment they are facing. CNN's Dan Rivers explores the story of brothers Pheum Dina and Pheum Bolin, who were lured from Cambodia to work on the fishing boats three years ago. They say they were imprisoned on a Thai trawler for 3 months – with no pay and no chance to escape. They were slaves at sea. Sometimes the boats are floating prisons crewed by slaves. (CNN,2011). See video here!
Advocacy for Pro-refugee Policies
Human Security Alliance (HSA) as its regular advocacy activities emphasis for pro-refugee policy in Asian countries. Conducting its recent visit for pursuing the Government of Korea and Japan, HSA engaged with the civil society organizations of those countries with a aim to have a larger opportunity for resettlement of Asian refugees in Asian countries. The visit took place during February 2011.
Exploring Scholars Role for Peace Building in South Thailand
HSA and Chulalongkorn University has taken a joint initiative for exploring the opportunity to engage the scholars as an interlocutory for peace building in Southern Thailand. This combines research, developing scholars network for peace building and advocacy. The duration of the project is a year.
The 3rd Basic Course on Human Security
The 3rd Basic Course on Human Security was very successful with attending professionals and practitioners from around Asia, Africa and India. The Human Security Alliance (HSA) and Mahidol University collaborated on the 3rd Basic Course on Human Security. The course was attended by 31 professional and practitioner participants from the Southeast Asia region, including Malaysia, Phillipines, Indonesia, Burma, Vietnam. Other participants were from India, Nepal, Mongolia, South Africa, Australia, Sudan and other Indian Ocean
Regional Workshops on Statelessness and IDP's
Human Security Alliance (HSA), APRRN and TRRC has jointly organized two regional conference on statelessness and IDPs in Asia. Joined by over 60 participants the workshop has provided a clear workplan for enhancing the cooperation among the civil society organization and actors dealing with those issues. This workshop has also discussed the research outcome on statelessness and IDPs conducted by HSA. The workshops were held in Thailand from 24 to 29 August, 2010.