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May 17 Deadline Extended! Asian Youth Leadership Forum for Democracy (AYLD) 2017 – Renewing Asian Youth Power for Democracy

  n  Sub.: Asian Youth Leadership Forum for Democracy (AYLD) 2017 - Renewing Asian Youth Power for Democracy n  Venue: Gwangju and Seoul, South Korea n  Dates: May 13-20, 2017   It is a great pleasure to invite you to the first Asian Youth Leadership Forum for Democracy (AYLD) to be held in Seoul and Gwangju from 13 to 20 May 2017.   The Asia Democracy Network (ADN) in collaboration with the Innovation for Change (I4C) East Asia Hub,

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Deadline Extended: Innovation for Change Job Announcement: Program Director, Program Manager, and Communication Officer

Friends! The Innovation for Change (I4C) just released a job announcement for three new positions: Positions: Program Director, Program Manager, and Communication Officer Deadlines have been extended! 1 For Programme Director the deadline for applications is 13 January 2017. 2 For Programme Manager and Communications and Info Officer, the deadline for applications is 31 January 2017. Refer to the attached descriptions for more info. Innovation for

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[ADN Statement] Malaysia: Chair of Electoral Reform Movement – Bersih 2.0, Maria Chin Should be Released

For Immediate Release 24 November 2016 Malaysia: Chair of Electoral Reform Movement – Bersih 2.0, Maria Chin Should be Released    (Photo Credit: Edgar Su-Reuters) (Seoul, 24 November 2016) The Asia Democracy Network (ADN) condemns the arbitrary arrest and detention of Maria Chin Abdullah, the chairperson of the electoral reform movement, Bersih 2.0, on broad and dubious charges of undermining parliamentary democracy. We deplore the police

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[ADN Statement] South Korea’s President Park must step down for democratic solutions to deepening constitutional crisis

  South Korea’s President Park must step down for democratic solutions to deepening constitutional crisis November 14, 2016, Seoul, Korea – The Asia Democracy Network (ADN) joins the people of South Korea calling for the resignation of President Park Geun-hye to take responsibility for her abuse of constitutional power, compromising democratic values and principles.   Over one million people from all walks of life stormed Seoul’s streets

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[ADN Statement] Hong Kong: Barring elected representatives to take their seat is against democracy

Hong Kong: Barring elected representatives to take their seat is against democracy   November 10, 2016, Seoul– Barring the two popularly-elected representatives in Hong Kong to take their seats in the Legislative Council will not eliminate the voice for self-determination of the people, and on the contrary, it will only fuel more international public resentment against the People’s Republic of China (PRC), warned the Asia Democracy Network.

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[Speech] Peace, Democracy, Human Rights and Rights based Sustainable Development

Peace, Democracy, Human Rights and Rights based Sustainable Development Park, Kyung-seo Ph.D   Standing here before you in Cambodia, I recall old memories during my former post as the Head of Asia Division of the World Council of Churches (WCC) in Geneva from 1982-1999, where I have coordinated several million dollars yearly on humanitarian assistance such as agricultural development, preventive health care and demining projects for those suffering

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[ADN Statement] Statement of the International Conference on the 25th Anniversary of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords on Cambodia

Statement of the International Conference on the 25th Anniversary of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords on Cambodia 19 October 2016, Phnom Penh   We, the participants in the International Conference on the 25th Anniversary of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords on Cambodia (“the Paris Peace Agreements”), recall the importance of the obligations contained in the 1991 Paris Peace Agreements, which brought an end to decades of conflict and civil war in Cambodia,

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ADN Launches Democratic Coalition Building and Assistance Initiative

Bali, Indonesia - On August 20, 2016 in Bali, Indonesia the Asia Democracy Network launched an initiative to enhance and accelerate democracy promotion in Asia through the strengthening of democratic institution building on the national level through a regional coalition of democratic countries. The first regional consultation was held in Bali, Indonesia in the presence of regional stakeholders as well as Indonesian civil society organizations. At

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2016 Asia Civil Society Forum on SDG16

        From August 15-16, 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand, approximately 100 participants from across the Asian region gathered to discuss strategy on moving forward on SDG monitoring and implementation on the national level. Relating to SDG 16 the conference developed strategies on accountability, peace and security, human rights, governance, and transparency. The first day of the conference reviewed the outcomes of CSO engagement

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[General Info] Call for Proposal – UN DPI/NGO Conference (Gyeongju, South Korea, 30 May-1 June 2016) – Deadline 23 March 2016

  The UN DPI/NGO (United Nations Department of Public Information / Non-Governmental Organization) will organize its Conference in Gyeongju, South Korea from 31 May to 1 June 2016. The theme of this conference is "Education for Global Citizenship - Achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) together." The deadline for the submission of proposal in organizing a workshop is 23 March 2016. Please visit the links below and find more information

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