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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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[General Info] Nominations for funded participation for reporting of Major Group & Other Stakeholders at UN Expert Group Meeting (19 April 2016)

Nominations for funded participation for reporting of Major Group & Other Stakeholders at UN Expert Group Meeting (19 April 2016)   UN DESA/DSD will organize an Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on 19 April 2016 in New York to provide an opportunity for MGoS, along with invited experts, to discuss how to ensure their effective participation and contribution to the review and implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda in the HLPF,

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[General Info] 2016 Asia Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights

2016 Asia Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights     The UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights is convening its first UN Asia Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights from 19 to 20 April 2016 in Doha. Date: 19-20 April 2016 Location: Doha (Sheraton Doha Resort & Convention Hotel) Website:  www.ohchr.org/2016AsiaRegionalForumEnquiries: regionalforumbhr@ohchr.orgRegistration is open: http://regionalforum-bhr.ohchr.org 

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Call for Proposals: Civil Society Fund – South Asia Water Governance Program

  The Asia Foundation announces a call for proposals for the Civil Society Fund of the South Asia Water Governance Program. We would appreciate it if you could disseminate this call among your networks and contacts in order to make it accessible to the wider NGO community in South Asia.   The news release announcement is available here and in a PDF Format.   The call for proposals opened on February 22, 2016 and will close on March

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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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[General Info] Deadline Extention: Call for Nominations: The Gwangju Prize for Human Rights 2016

The Gwangju Prize for Human Rights 2016 Extended deadline is until March 4 (Friday), 2016.   Every year since 2000, the May 18 Memorial Foundation (Gwangju, Republic of Korea) has announced its annual “Call for nominations for the Gwangju Prize for Human Rights”. This Prize promotes the spirit of the May 18 Democratization Movement in which the people of Gwangju resisted against brutal military forces for the sake of Democracy and Human

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[ADN Statement] In Commemoration of the 30th Anniversary of the Philippine People Power Revolution

In Commemoration of the 30th Anniversary of the Philippine People Power Revolution February 26, 2016   This year commemorates the 30th anniversary of the People Power Revolution in 1986 that peacefully overthrew the authoritarian government by stirring the international audience. The Asia Democracy Network commemorates the triumphant democratic achievement and contribution to precedent in the Asian region by the people of the Philippines. The

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