The ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) was established in 1994 and draws together 27 members comprising of the 10 ASEAN member states (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Burma, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam), the 10 ASEAN dialogue partners (Australia, Canada, China, the EU, India, Japan, New Zealand, ROK, Russia and the United States), one ASEAN observer (PNG) as well as the DPRK, Mongolia, Pakistan, Timor-Leste, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. It is a key forum for security dialogue in Asia, complementing the various bilateral alliances and dialogues, and provides a setting in which members can discuss and develop cooperative measures to enhance peace in the region.
March 2014 - Noel Morada, Sarah Teitt and Melissa Curley participating in Roundtable on ‘Security in the Asia Pacific’, University of Queensland, Australia
March 2011 - Workshop on ‘Genocide and Mass Atrocities in the Asia-Pacific: Legacies and Prevention’ held at the University of Queensland, Australia
The Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect held a two-day workshop titled ‘Genocide and Mass Atrocities in the Asia-Pacific: Legacies and Prevention’ on 21-22 March at the University of Queensland. Attendees participated in a range of panels on key issues central to the workshop theme, including the legacies of mass violence, transitional justice, mass atrocity prevention, and specific regional issues. The purpose of the workshop was to initiate serious scholarly examination of a variety of topics surrounding the legacies and the prevention of genocide and mass atrocities in the Asia-Pacific region.