Regional Council on Human Rights in Asia
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1982-02-18 Manila Philippines
Founded 18 Feb 1982, Manila (Philippines), at founding meeting, the creation of the Council having been discussed in Penang (Malaysia), 2 Dec 1981. Declaration of the Basic Duties of ASEAN Peoples and Governments adopted by 1st General Assembly, 9 Dec 1983, Jakarta (Indonesia).
Adopt and disseminate a Regional Declaration of Human Rights that reflects the culture, values, and aspirations of the people of the region and seek the support of the people of the region for that Declaration; promote respect for individual and collective civil, political, social, economic and cultural human rights; receive petitions and complaints and assist in redressing violations of these rights; encourage governments of the region to ratify or concur in the International Conventions on Human Rights; undertake studies and research.
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