4. ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (2012)
(Adopted by the Heads of State/Government of ASEAN Member States, 18 November 2012)

WE, the Heads of State/Government of the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (hereinafter referred to as "ASEAN"), [...].

HEREBY DECLARE AS FOLLOWS:

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ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS

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31. (1) Every person has the right to education.

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(3) Education shall be directed to the full development of the human personality and the sense of his or her dignity. Education shall strengthen the respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms in ASEAN Member States. Furthermore, education shall enable all persons to participate effectively in their respective societies, promote understanding, tolerance and friendship among all nations, racial and religious groups, and enhance the activities of ASEAN for the maintenance of peace.

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