Tag: human rights

Human rights training for migrant workers Thailand launched

The ‘Nordic Initiative’ has launched training in Thailand to help educate migrant workers on human rights. This digital training will be available in Khmer, Burmese and Thai languages and is designed to promote ethical recruitment practices for migrant workers and improve working conditions in factories in Thailand. “We’re all excited about the next phase in…

CCHR allowed continue promoting human rights in Cambodia

Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) is a non-aligned, independent, non-governmental organization (NGO) promoting and protecting human rights in the Kingdom of Cambodia. CCHR currently has support from Sweden’s Diakonia (for the Human Rights Network Project), while the European Union is among many other international donors. Sida was also a direct donor previously. On 26 November…

EU addresses the conviction of human rights activists in China

The European Union has issued a statement on the conviction of four Chinese lawyers and human rights activists accused of state subversion in China. The sentences ranged from suspended prison terms to seven years of prison. The statement was made on 5 August and was also released by the Danish Embassy in Beijing. “The conviction this week of Zhai…

Swedish Embassy highlights climate crisis in Bangkok

The economy in Asia-Pacific has been booming the last decades. But it comes at a price. As the economy has been growing the environment has been suffering. Asia-Pacific is responsible for over half of the global greenhouse gas emissions. In the past five years, the region permanently lost approximately 27,000 square meters of primary forest every day. Embassy…