New program officer of Human Asia

Introducing our new program officer who joined us in October. 박초영 (Choyoung Park)Development and cooperation According to Pierre Bourdieu, the way we perceive our world is neither the result of free will nor determined by the social structure. Instead, it is shaped by our experiences in social structures. In this sense, I believe the human…

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2018 Refugee Welcome Cultural Festival

 On October 20th, 2018 Refugees Welcome Cultural Festival was held at Sejong-ro Park. The festival that was co-organized by Refugee Rights Network including Human Asia as well as other organizations started with Kharag Penpa’s performance, and welcome speeches from refugees and citizens. And reading ‘Statement of Welcome’ and mass performance were followed. Human Asia distributed…

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Field Classes and Completion Ceremony of the 13rd Young Human Rights Activists Workshop (2018 2nd round workshop)

From September 17 to October 13, participants for the 13th Young Human Rights Activist Workshop (2018 the 2nd round workshop) taught the middle and high school students in Seoul and Incheon after they were educated on refugee rights. Even though they dealt with the same topic (refugee rights), they made different syllabus according to a…

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2018 International Model UN Human Rights Council UPR

On July 31st – August 3rd, 2018 International Model UN Human Rights Council UPR was co-hosted by Human Asia and Korea University Human Rights Center with City University of Hong Kong, International Christian University and Ritsumeikan University at Global Conference Room, Centennial Memorial Samsung Hall, Korea University. A total of 38 undergraduate/graduate students from Korea,…

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The 13th Young Human Rights Activists Workshop (2018 2nd Round Workshop)

On August 25th, the 13th Human Asia Young Human Rights Activists Workshop was held again for people in their 20s and 30s on the topic of “Refugee rights: Beyond empathy, into co-existence” under the sponsorship of the National Human Rights Commission of Korea. The first workshop in 2018 was held in May and June, and…

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The 13th Young Human Rights Activists Workshop Review_So-Yeon Kim

The 13th Young Human Rights Activist Workshop Review So-Yeon Kim   I’ve got the information about the Human Asia Young Human Rights Activists Workshop when I thought that I want to understand refugee rights in a more comprehensive, profound manner. I decided to apply when I heard that I can learn the topic based on…

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The 13th Young Human Rights Activist Workshop Review_Seong-In Jo

The 13th Young Human Rights Activist Workshop Review  Seong-in Jo   In the 13th Young Human Rights Activists Workshop, we learned the current issue of refugees in Korea and shared our thoughts on refugee rights after listening to experiences from those who work on the field. We empathized with the refugees by learning the legal definition…

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Human Asia’s Educational Development Project, Selected as 2018 Global Scholarship Program by Samsung Dream Scholarship Foundation

Last July 9th, Human Asia’ s educational support for Chakma children in Arunachal Pradesh, India was selected as the 2018 Global scholarship program of Samsung Dream Scholarship Foundation.   This project has been supported for 3 years consecutively since February 2017. It started by conducting research about school information of Arunachal Pradesh area. Based on…

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The 13th Young Human Rights Activist Workshop (field classes and completion ceremony)

From May 12 to June 2, participants for the 13th Human Asia Young Human Rights Activist workshop were educated on refugee rights, and they created their own version of refugee rights class syllabus. For the next 3 weeks, each team went out and taught teenagers on the topic of ‘refugee rights’. Classes were carried out…

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2018 4th Korea Refugee Film Festival

  The 4th KOREFF (Korea Refugee Film Festival) was successfully held in Seoul Cinema on June 17th. This festival was arranged by the Refugee Supporting Network and sponsored by UNIQLO, IOM, Philip Morris Korea, Ansan Global Youth Support Center, Seoul Cinema, Cinema DAL, and Lush. Three movies were played during the film festival. The first…

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