AUN Human Rights Education Network (AUN-HRE)

Quick Facts
Establishment: 2009
Focus: Human rights education
Host: Mahidol University
Members: AUN30 + 2 Associate Members

  • Dr. Sriprapha Petcharamesree

Contact: [email protected], [email protected] 

AUN-HRE is a network of academic collaboration by AUN Member Universities to promote education and research in human rights in Southeast Asia with the main objectives:

  • To strengthen the network of experts and scholars in the area of human rights studies
  • To enhance capacity of AUN Member Universities in developing curricular/ programme/ course in human rights and related field
  • To raise human rights awareness and enhance regional cooperation that will lead to better protection
  • To promote human rights and fundamental freedoms

AUN-HRE in collaboration with the Southeast Asian Human Rights Studies Network (SEAHRN) jointly runs the human rights education project under Strengthening Human Rights and Peace Research and Education in ASEAN/Southeast Asia (SHAPE-SEA) project.

SHAPE-SEA is a 5-year project (2015-2019) in human rights education with financial support from the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) and the Norwegian Centre of Human Rights (NCHR).

The AUN-HRE Secretariat is based at Institute of Human Rights and Peace (IHRP) Studies, Mahidol University, Thailand.