Rural Development and Human Rights in South East Asia : report of a seminar in Penang, December 1981

This publication is the report of the Penang seminar on Human Rights and Development in the Rural Areas of South-East Asia, organized jointly by the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and the Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP).

This was the sixth in a series of third world seminars organized by the ICJ, the previous ones being in Dar-es-Salaam (1976), Barbados (1977), Dakar (1978), Bogota (1979) and Kuwait (1980).

SoutheastAsia-rural development-seminar report- 1981-eng (download the full report in PDF)

Following the seminar, the ICJ published a report featuring the conclusions and recommendations of the Penang Seminar  as well as a study on the scope, content and implementation of the Right to Development.

South-East Asia-human rights rural development-conclusions Penang seminar-1982-eng (full text in English, PDF)

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