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Promoting & Protecting Human Rights

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The APF provides the support our members need to be powerful agents for change.


The APF and our member institutions play a critical role in contributing to genuine reforms talking place in different parts of the Asia Pacific region.

Change can take many forms, including removing discrimination in laws and policies, improving the practices of law enforcement and government officials, promoting better ways of doing business, and challenging negative stereotypes about vulnerable groups in the community.

We work with a range of partners – civil society organisations, governments and international organisations – to help build communities where the human rights of all people are protected.



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Protecting freedom of expression and the rights of journalists

02 Feb 2023  
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Supporting human rights defenders across the Asia Pacific region

02 Feb 2023  
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New APF course to strengthen NHRI skills in monitoring and evaluation

02 Feb 2023  
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APF co-hosts virtual dialogue on human rights and climate change

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