19th APF Annual Meeting, 2014
Graphic: Opening ceremony for APF 19
The 19th APF Annual Meeting was held in September 2014 and hosted by the National Human Rights Commisison of India.
The National Human Rights Commission of India hosted the APF's 19th Annual Meeting in New Delhi from 3-5 September 2014.
The 19th Annual Meeting was attended by representatives from all 21 APF member institutions.
A key aspect of this year's meeting was the development of the APF Strategic Plan 2015-2020. These discussions were facilitated by an independent moderator.
Representatives from ANNI – the Asian NGOs Network on National Human Rights Institutions – also contributed to these discussions, as part of a dialogue with APF members on the first day.
The 19th Annual Meeting examined international activities relevant to APF members, including engagement with the United Nations Open Ended Working Group on Ageing.
An application for associate membership of the APF by the National Human Rights Ombudsman of Kazakhstan was considered and approved by the Forum Council.
In addition, APF members took part in a discussion on their work to implement the APF Action Plan on Women and Girl's Human Rights, with representatives from the national human rights institutions of India, Jordan and Mongolia describing recent activities they have undertaken.
- Opening ceremony for APF 19 - National Human Rights Commisison of India.