Asian Centre for Human Rights is dedicated to promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms in the Asian region by:

  • providing accurate and timely information and complaints to the National Human Rights Institutions, the United Nations bodies and mechanisms as appropriate;
  • conducting investigation, research, campaigning and lobbying on country situations or individual cases;
  • increasing the capacity of human rights defenders and civil society groups through relevant trainings on the use of national and international human rights procedures;
  • providing input into international standard-setting processes on human rights;
  • providing legal, political and practical advice according to the needs of human rights defenders and civil society groups; and
  • by securing the economic, social and cultural rights through rights-based approaches to development.