ASEAN engaged the Working Group to assist in implementing the VAP’s human rights provisions. The Working Group starts convening workshops, RTDs and meetings on the issues of migrant workers’ rights, women and children’s rights, human rights education and networking among NHRIs. (in Vientiane)

The Kuala Lumpur Declaration on the Establishment of the ASEAN Charter establishes an Eminent Persons Group (EPG) to give “bold and visionary” recommendations for the Charter. (in Kuala Lumpur)