ADN Activities

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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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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