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LAWASIA Human Rights Conference
What to study?
For Prelims and Mains: LAWASIA and Human Rights Conference organized by it- objectives, significance and challenges highlighted, measures to address them.
Context: The first LAWASIA Human Rights Conference was organised by LAWASIA, in association with the Bar Association of India recently.
The conference aims to provide a unique opportunity for lawyers and associated professional members to exchange insights and expertise on topics of significant importance to all.
Theme: “State Power, Business and Human Rights: Contemporary Challenges”.
The conference explored a wide range of human rights issues of relevance in the Asia Pacific region.
- It is a regional association of lawyers, judges, jurists and legal organisations and it advocates for the interests and concerns of the Asia Pacific legal profession.
- It provides a platform to promote the cross-jurisdictional exchange of legal knowledge; as a voice of the legal profession; and as a conduit for encouraging adherence to mutually-held principles of the rule of law, professional integrity and the protection of human rights.