ADN Activities

International Steering Committee of the Community of Democracies

International Steering Committee of Civil Society Pillar   of the Community of Democracies (CD)   - New York, September 28, 2015   On September 28, in the attendance of civil society actors from all over the world, the newly reformed Civil Society Pillar of the International Steering Committee of Community of Democracies (ISC-CD) held its meeting in New York. The meeting aimed to discuss the strategies, priorities and roles of the

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Outcome report on the 2nd Future of Human Rights and Democracy (Bangkok, July 27, 2015)

Outcome report on the 2nd Future of Human   Rights and Democracy   - Bangkok, July 27, 2015   This report is an outcome document from the 2nd Future of Human Rights and Democracy held on July 27 in Bangkok, Thailand. Attended by approximately 30 participants representing 21 organisations mostly based in Bangkok, the workshop was intended to gather inputs from them in order to list the priority issues and further develop strategies for

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Side Event – Addressing Implementation: Translating SDGs into National Development Agenda

Addressing implementation:   Translating SDGs into National Development Agenda   With the support of the Government of Republic of Indonesia and the Government of Republic of South Korea, Asia Democracy Network (ADN) will jointly organize the side event “Addressing implementation: Translating SDGs into National Development Agenda” along with International NGO Forum on Indonesian Development (INFID), Beyond 2015, Asia Development Alliance

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30th HRC – Side Event on Local Government and Human Rights

30th Human Rights Council - Side Event   Local Government and Human Rights   - The Role of Local Government in the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights   (Geneva, Sept 19) - On the occasion of the 30th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ( UNHRC) in Geneva, the final Report on the Role of local government in the promotion and protection of human rights will be presented and the side event on this Report was organized

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ADN Annual Report 2014 – 2015

ADN is delighted to announce that our 2014 - 2015 annual report is now available online. The report reviews the programs and activities organized and operated by our partners and staffs. There were various platforms for us to advocate our agenda with an utmost aim of defending and promoting democracy more effectively. Read and download ADN 2014-2015 annual report.

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[Update] 3rd Glocal Advocacy Leadership in Asia Academy (GALAA)

3rd Glocal Advocacy Leadership in Asia Academy (GALAA) "Mainstreaming Human Rights and Democracy into Post-2015 Development Goals" 1-8 August 2015 Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand   (Bangkok, 4 August) - From 1 - 8 August the third Glocal Advocacy Leadership in Asia Academy (GALAA) is taking place in Bangkok, Thailand with the main theme of "Mainstreaming Human Rights and Democracy into Post-2015 Development Goals." This year, the

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[Update] The Future of Human Rights and Democracy in Asia II, Bangkok-Thailand

(Bangkok, Thailand) – Leading democracy advocates and human rights defenders gathered in Bangkok, Thailand to discuss the trends and challenges to human rights and democracy to develop a future agenda and action plan in Asia. Co-organized by the Asia Democracy Network (ADN) and the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), the second regional consultation on the Future of Human Rights and Democracy in Asia was held on July 27,

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Outcome documents on The 8th Ministerial Conference of the Community of Democracies (CD)

Update on the outcome documents of the 8th Ministerial Conference of the Community of Democracies (CD)   Under the theme of “Democracy and Development”, the 8th Ministerial Conference of the Community of Democracies (CD) was held from July 21-24th in San Salvador, El Salvador under the presidency of the El Salvadoran government. Organized by the El Salvador Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the CD permanent secretariat, a variety of pressing

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Launch of Ulaanbaatar Process for Dialogue in Northeast Asia

Launch of Ulaanbaatar Process for Dialogue in Northeast Asia The inaugural meeting of the Ulaanbaatar Process took place in Mongolia from 23-24 June, 2015. It gathered peace activists and experts from China, Japan, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the Republic of Korea, Russia, the United States of America and Mongolia for a 2-day open and frank discussion on Northeast Asian peace and security issues and the role that civil society can

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ADN Report on the Roundtable on the State of Democracy in South Asia

(Seoul, 29 May 2015) - Asia in itself has grappled with the diversity of culture and socio-economic backgrounds. In an attempt to bring inter-regional dialogue between the various sub-regions, the Asia Democracy Network (ADN) organized the round table discussion on the State of Democracy in South Asia inviting prominent activists and scholars mainly from South Asian countries such as Bhutan, Maldives, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Afghanistan.

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