ADN Activities

Asia Democracy Conference (ADC) / Jakarta, Indonesia

Jakarta, Indonesia - From August 21-22, the Asia Democracy Network and the Korea Democracy Foundation with the support of the Asia  Foundation and local host INFID held a semi-academic Asia Democracy Conference in Jakarta, Indonesia.The main purpose is to assess the state of democracy in terms of emerging challenges and opportunities with the goal of developing collective perspectives and strategies for international cooperation and solidarity

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Democracy, Development and Human Rights: Indicators for SDG16 (March 2, 2016, Geneva, Switzerland)

Democracy, Development and Human Rights: Indicators for SDG16 (March 2, 2016, Geneva, Switzerland)   (Photo Courtesy @ Community of Democracies) Panelists from left to right : Mandeep Tiwana (CIVICUS), David W. Yang (U.S. Agency for International Development), Maria Leissner (Community of Democracies), Staffan Lindberg (Varieties of Democracy, V-Dem), Anselmo Lee (Asia Democracy Network) Anselmo Lee, Secretary General of Asia Democracy

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[ADN Info] Report of the 8th World Movement for Democracy #SeoulAssembly is available now!

  We are pleased to share the final report of the 8th Assembly of the World Movement for Democracy, ‪#‎SeoulAssembly‬, that took place from 1-4 November, 2015 in Seoul, South Korea. Click the link below to view the full report as well as reports of over 50 practical workshops focusing on regional and thematic challenges confronting activists around the world. Click here to download the full report of the 8th Assembly. Download the proceedings

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Democracy, Development and Human Rights: Indicators for SDG16 (March 2, 2016, Geneva)

       Democracy, Development and Human Rights: Indicators for SDG16   Wednesday March 2 • 12:00 - 14:00 • Palais des Nations • Room XXVII Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals demands democratic and inclusive societies. The SDG 16 on promoting just, peaceful and inclusive societies, is a development goal in its own right but also a necessary instrument to deliver development as set out in the entire 2030 agenda. The

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International Conference on Transitional Justice in Sri Lanka

International Conference on Transitional Justice in Sri Lanka: Asian Perspectives   February 17-18, 2016 in Colombo, Sri Lanka Participants from local and international stakeholders during the Conference (Photo Courtesy: ADN) In the last phase of the long civil war in Sri Lanka 40,000 civilian deaths were recorded and many linked to grave human rights violations and crimes against humanity. In efforts to bring justice, the United Nations Human

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5th ADN Steering Committee Meeting and Strategic Planning Meeting

The newly comprised Steering Committee of the Asia Democracy Network met for the first time at the 5th ADN Steering Committee Meeting and Strategic Plan Meeting, held from January 12-13, 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand. The two day-long meeting was aimed to identify the long term goals and strategies of the ADN as well. Through the assessment and deliberation of the current trends and challenges to Democracy in various thematic sectors, the SC members

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Asia Democracy Forum – Regional Workshop on Asia during the 8th WMD Seoul

8th World Movement for Democracy - Asia Democracy Forum : Regional Workshop, Asia   The State of Democracy in Asia - Challenges and Opportunities for Civil Society   (November 2, 2015, Seoul, Korea) - Organized by the Asia Democracy Network (ADN), the regional workshop for Asia, Asia Democracy Forum (ADF), took place from 14:45 to 18:15 on November 2, 2015 (Monday) in Seoul, Korea. Attended by approximately 100 participants mostly from

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[WMD 8th Assembly] Workshop on local democracy in partnership with KHRF

World Movement for Democracy 8th Assembly Workshop Session A - No. 7: How Can Local Governments Provide Space for Democratic Development and Protection of Human Rights? 10:15 to 13:15, 2 November (Monday) 2015 Seoul, South Korea     Organizer : Korea Human Rights Foundation (KHRF), Korea Supported by the Asia Democracy Network (ADN) Time: 10:15 to 13:15 on 2 November (Monday) 2015 Languages : English, French, Korean, Spanish Key organizer

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8th Assembly of the World Movement for Democracy

The 8th World Movement for Democracy (WMD) Assembly is held on November 1-4, 2015 in Seoul, Korea. Based in Seoul, the Asia Democracy Network (ADN) Secretariat is the local partner for the 8th WMD Assembly as along with the World Movement for Democracy,  based at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) in Washington, DC. The 8th Assembly is themed as "Empowering Civil Society for Democracy and Its Renewal." The ADN will organize the Asia Democracy

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[Asian Solidarity Mission] Borderless Democracy: Election for Tibetans in Exile Inspires and Offers Lessons for the Future

Borderless Democracy: Election for Tibetans in Exile Inspires and Offers Lessons for the Future     DHARAMSALA, 20 October – The Asia Democracy Network (ADN), the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), and the Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) wish to congratulate the Tibetan Community in Exile for turning out in large numbers to exercise their democratic right to select their leaders in a peaceful and orderly

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