On 13 September Asia Justice Coalition and it’s members – International Commission of Jurists, Global Justice Center, Amnesty International, and Human Rights Watch co-hosted a side event to the 54 th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council entitled Towards A Crime Against Humanity Convention. The panel comprised of Amb. Federico Villegas (Argentina), Amb. Muhammadou Kah (The Gambia), Amb. Nikola Gillhoff (Germany), and AJC secretariat head and members, including Dr Priya Pillai, Akila Radhakrishnan, Ian Seiderman.
Asia Justice Coalition secretariat head Dr Priya Pillai participated in a two-day expert consultation co-hosted by GQUAL and the American University Washington College of Law on CEDAW’s future General Recommendation 40 on women’s equal and meaningful participation in decision-making systems. Dr. Pillai also chaired and led a working group discussion on the Women, Peace and Security agenda.