AUN E-newsletter Issue 52

24/05/2021 09:13

ASEAN University Network



Issue #52 (May 2021)




Youth Leaders from 8 ASEAN countries gathered to consolidate the “ASEAN University Student Network (AUSN)”

Initiated in November 2020, the ASEAN University Student Network (AUSN) is a platform for student leaders from AUN Member Universities to collaborate, discuss, and come up with regional solutions for their shared concerns as ASEAN youth.  During the Sub-annual and Working Committee Meeting on 28 April 2021, the youth leaders identified key issues to tackle for 2021 as well as the mechanisms involved in how to sustain those efforts across multiple generations. 


By Chawanvit Panprasert, Programme Officer




Essay Contest

2021 Essay Writing Competition for Undergraduate Students on Critical Human Rights and Peace Issues in ASEAN/Southeast Asia

ASEAN University Network-Human Rights Education Theme (AUN-HRE) and SHAPE-SEA with supported by the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) at University of Oslo invite Southeast Asian undergraduate students to join this year's Essay Writing Competition on Critical Human Rights and Peace Issues in ASEAN/Southeast Asia.

This year's theme is "ASEAN'S Golden Chance to Save the "Golden Land:" Seeking Regional Solutions for the Protection of Human Rights and Restoration of Democracy in Myanmar!" 

This essay competition aims to provide Southeast Asian undergraduate students a platform to analyse the current situation in Myanmar and to provide sound recommendations for ASEAN and its member-states in pursuit of the restoration of democracy and the ability of the people to fully claim their basic rights and freedoms. 

Deadline for submission is on 30 June 2021


The scope of entries must explore and analyse ASEAN’s role in addressing current social, political, cultural and economic situations in Myanmar. It challenges essays writers to define and analyse ways for ASEAN to protect human rights, fundamental freedoms and the restoration of democracy in Myanmar, as well as, articulate on issues that need to be prioritized.

§  Analytical papers written in English within a maximum of 500-700 words (excluding title, references, notes)
§  Essays should be original and should not have been previously published elsewhere.
§  Essays must be written only by one person.
§  Font style and size: Times New Roman, 12 points, 1.5 interlinear
§  In-text citations and reference must be in APA (seventh edition) format https://guides.libraries.psu.edu/apaquickguide/intext  
§  Essays should be submitted in MS Word (.doc/.docx)

§  Deadline for Submission:                                             30 June 2021 (23:59 BKK Time)
§  Shortlisting by Organizers:                                            1-15 July 2021
§  Announcement of Shortlisted Essays:                        16 July 2021
§  Popular Vote:                                                                  16-30 July 2021
§  Expert Panel Deliberation:                                          16-30 July 2021
§  Announcement of Winners:                                        31 July 2021



Training Course
Accessibility and Universal Design Training Course 2020/2021
The program is a fundamental course to acquire the skills of understanding accessibility and universal design. This course focuses on policies and implementation, on how the participant can apply the skill learned in their hometown. The training is based on the access auditor training courses developed from UNESCAP. Lectures, workshops, fieldwork, simulation and case studies are the methods to be utilized in order to gain knowledge and practical hands-on training.


For more information, click here. 


International Conference
2nd CSID AUN-SCUD International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure and Urban Development
AUN-SCUD is pleased to invite you to the second CSID AUN-SCUD International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure and Urban Development (2nd CAIC SIUD 2021), which will be held virtually on October 13-15, 2021. The conference is organized by the Center for Sustainable Infrastructure Development (CSID) as the secretariat office of ASEAN University Network - Sustainable City and Urban Development (AUN-SCUD). 

The forum aims to cover a wide range of related topics in infrastructure and stakeholder groups from both academic and industrial perspectives. The scopes are including but not limited to:

  1. Sustainable infrastructure, land use, and transportation
  2. Sustainable urban development and resilience city
  3. Disaster management, climate change, and hazard mitigation
  4. Smart city

All papers presented at the conference will be published in AIP conference proceedings and submitted to the  Scopus indexing. Selected best papers will be invited to submit their papers into International Journal of Technology (Scopus), Civil Engineering and Architecture* (Scopus), or CSID Journal of Infrastructure Development (DOAJ) after the papers are updated and extended.

*awaiting confirmation

Please see the general information on paper submission or further details of the conference on https://caic-siud.ui.ac.id/

Important dates of the conference are as follows:

  1. Full paper submission: June 30, 2021
  2. Notification of acceptance/revision: July 30, 2021
  3. Deadline for early bird registration: August 31, 2021
  4. Deadline for final registration: September 17, 2021


Online Expo
Humanitarian and Emergency Logistics Expo (HELIX) 2021
The AHA Centre is pleased to welcome you to the plenary sessions on Humanitarian and Emergency Logistics Expo (HELIX) 2021 on 24-25 May 2021 (Virtual)

The pre-registration required on or before 21 May 2021 at helix.ahacentre.org   

The Humanitarian and Emergency Logistics Innovation Expo (HELIX) is an initiative of the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management (AHA Centre) to capture the latest advancements and innovation in humanitarian logistics and supply chain management. HELIX aims to provide a platform to engage ASEAN governments, humanitarian community, logistics practitioners, experts, and the youth in the region to recommend actions and creative solutions to humanitarian logistics challenges.

What is humanitarian logistics? What does humanitarian logistics have to do with… Waste management. Data protection. Climate action. Crowd logistics. Protection, gender and inclusion. Social entrepreneurship?

Register to converse and converge on these and more topics at helix.ahacentre.org

#helix #asean #1asean1response #ahacentre


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