The Post Pandemic Glocal Democracy;
Impact, Challenges, and Opportunities

Session Organizers

Name Asia Justice and Rights (AJAR)
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Profile Asia Justice and Rights (AJAR) is a regional human rights organization based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Established in 2010, AJAR aim is to contribute to the strengthening of human rights and the alleviation of entrenched impunity in the Asia-Pacific region. Its work focuses on countries involved in transition from a context of mass human rights violations to democracy, where it strives to build cultures based on accountability, justice and a willingness to learn from the root causes of mass human rights violations to help prevent the recurrence of state-sanctioned human rights violations. Working on specific theme with multiple stakeholders, AJAR employs a board-based and holistic approach to realize its vision of just and accountable societies, free from impunity. In 2017, together with other organizations in Asia, AJAR established Transitional Justice Asia Network (TJAN) with nine members to facilitate learning and knowledge building on transitional justice and accountability initiatives across the Asia region. AJAR also a member of Global Initiatives of Justice, Truth and Reconciliation (GIJTR), a Consortium of nine organizations that together serve as a new mechanism to respond in a multi-disciplinary and integrated manner to the transitional justice needs of societies emerging from conflict or periods of authoritarian rule.