FORUM-ASIA, as the Secretariat of the Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI), is pleased to present the Report on the Performance and Establishment of National Human Rights Institutions in Asia in 2017. The 2017 ANNI Report is based on country reports with analysis of national developments that took place throughout 2016 in each of the countries included in the publication. Significant developments of the first quarter of 2017 have also been captured in the analysis.
The 2017 ANNI report includes in its analysis aspects such as the independence and effectiveness of the National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs), and the level of engagement with other stakeholders, such as civil society organisations and Parliament. Central to the analysis is an attempt to highlight positive developments and explore ways to enhance constructive engagement between NHRIs and other stakeholders.
The report includes chapters on 15 countries and territories, specifically: Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Timor-Leste from Southeast Asia; Bangladesh, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka from South Asia; and Hong Kong, Mongolia, the Republic of Korea and Taiwan from Northeast Asia.
Download full report HERE.
View the Myanmar chapter HERE.