Sabastian Saragih joined RWI in March 2018 as the programme officer for the regional asia programme based in Jakarta-Indonesia. He has been working in development sectors for more than twenty years in the areas of human rights, sustainable livelihood, and disasters risk reduction took various different roles included as direct implementor, donor, and independent consultant for conducting reaseaches, evaluations, and programme design. He has a long experinces working with many different development players at global and regional level includes International NGOs, UN Agencies, Governments, and Corporates.
Keywords: Human rights, sustainable livelihood, and disaster risk reduction
- Regional thematic study on human rights protection at the local level, building on promising practices in Asia and considering links to sustainability agendas in local governance. Academics from Asia and the Pacific will be facilitated to develop their capacity both on substantive knowledge and research skills, to gradually build a sustainable, critical mass of scholars with capacity for high quality research.
- Supporting the development of sustainable human rights friendly cities in the region.This project will facilitate the enhancing and sharing knowledge on the practical impelemntaion of human rights on local level by participation in the World Human Rights Cities Froum in Gwangju Korea, and related expert forums for the Asia Pacific and in relevant regional forums where sustainable cities are being discussed.
- Round table meeting with national commissions for the implementation of the Paris Agreement. This is a forum to share and discuss the finding of baseline study regarding humand rights references in national voluntary commitments ine the region, which were made binding upon ratification of the Pris Agreement
- Regional meeting for private actors on business, human rights and environment. This project will facilitate corporation to discuss human rights, business, and environment. This project is also a final phase of the blended learning cources focus on UN Guiding Principles on business and human rights, gender, and linkages to environment and sustainable development.