International Workshop Death Penalty in Asia: Reform Issues in Comparative Perspectives

Date: 31 October – 1 November 2019

Venue: Ibis Style Khaosan Viengtai, Bangkok, Thailand

Jointly organized by The Right Practice with the support of European Union 

Agenda

Thursday, 31 October 2019

09:30-10:30                    Welcome, introductions and opening remarks

Nicola Macbean, Director, The Rights Practice

Henning Glaser, Director, German-Southeast Asian Centre for Public Policy and Good Governance (CPG), Faculty of Law, Thammasat University

10:30-11:00                     Tea Break

11:00-11:30                     Overview: Drug and death penalty

Nicola Macbean, Director, The Rights Practice

11:30-12:30                     Death penalty, women and drug crime in Indonesia

Maidina Rahmawati, Institute of Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR), Indonesia

Moderation: Dr. Duc Quang Ly, CPG

12:30 to 14:00                Lunch

14:00-15:00                    Drug crime in Singapore

Professor Michael Hor, Faculty of Law, Hong Kong University

Q & A

Moderation: Jan Kliem, CPG

15.00-15:30                    Tea Break 

15:30 to 16:30               Drug crime in Asia

Professor Michelle Miao, Faculty of Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Q and A

Moderation: Jan Kliem, CPG

 

Friday, 1 November 2019

09:30 to 09:45                 Opening remarks

Dr. Duc Quang Ly, CPG

09:45 to 10:45                Involvement of victim’s families in Indian death penalty cases

Himanshu Agarwal, Project 39A, National Law University, Delhi

Q & A

Moderation: Dr. Duc Quang Ly, CPG

10:45 to 11:15                 Tea Break

11:15 to 12:15                 Sentencing in China

Professor Michelle Miao, Faculty of Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Q & A

Moderation: Dr. Duc Quang Ly, CPG

12:15 to 14:00                 Lunch

14:00 to 16:45                 Roundtable discussion

Moderation: Jan Kliem, CPG

16:45 to 17:00                 Concluding remarks