The Community-based Dialogue (CBD) activity was held on May 2-3, 2023 in Baguio City with the aims to (i) provide an opportunity for the youth sector in the Cordillera to shed light on their human rights issues and concerns; and (ii) come up with doable solutions to address the issues at hand. It was organized by the Commission on Human Rights-Cordillera Administrative Region (CHR-CAR) in cooperation with the CAR CBD core group and Hanns Seidel Foundation/Germany (HSF).
In December 2021, the Regional Development Council (RDC) of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) passed a resolution in support of the Community-based Dialogue (CBD) mechanism.
Last March 28-30, 2023, the Cordillera CBD Core Group conducted a 3-day consultation dialogue with residents of Besao municipality in Mountain Province.
On 24 – 26 March 2023, the School of Political and Social Sciences, University of Phayao, and the Hanns Seidel Foundation Thailand co-hosted the 8th Youth Camp under the theme of “Democratic Innovations and Election” in Chiang Mai.
The ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) Members’ Forum, took place in Jakarta, Indonesia from 3-5 March 2023.