This report is the result of the partnership between Asia-Pacific Human Rights Information Center (HURIGHTS OSAKA) and several institutions in Indonesia, south Korea and India in holding the series of sub-regional workshops on human rights education in schools during the whole year of 1998. Their support has made the workshop series possible. It is thus fitting to extend appreciation to the following individuals:
a. Southeast Asia workshop
National Commission for Human Rights
- Center for Human Rights Studies
- Office of International Affairs
b. Northeast Asia workshop
- Dean, Graduate School of Public Policy
- Graduate School of International Studies
Shinsu-Dong I, Mapo-ku
c. South Asia workshop
- Secretary General
Ms. Lakhsmi Singh
- Joint Secretary
National Human Rights Commission
New Delhi, India
We appreciate very much the interest of the participants in the workshops as shown by the discussions documented in this report. They have shown their solid support for human rights education program in schools.
For making this report much easier to read, we are thankful to Colin Nicholas. He read and checked the manuscript in-between his frequent visits to communities of indigenous people in Malaysia. And thanks also to Sachi Takahata and Kazuhiro Kawamoto (HURIGHTS OSAKA) for the lay-out.
We are thankful to the institutions which supported the series of workshops, namely:
a. The Japan Foundation Asia Center, and
b. The Ford Foundation (Delhi Office).