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[Mongolia] Workshop on UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Role of Civil Society / 10:30 am to 6 pm on 18 Aug. (Friday), 2017

Workshop on UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Role of Civil Society Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia / 10:30 am to 6 pm on 18 Aug. (Friday), 2017   l  Organizers: Asia Development Alliance (ADA) and Asia Democracy Network (ADN) in partnership with Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and International Forum of National NGO/CSO Platforms (IFP) l  Local Hosts : Mongolia Democracy Network (MDN), Open Society Forum (OSF) and the Center for

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Asia Mourns the Death of Influential pro-democracy Activist and 2010 Noble Peace Prize Laureate, Liu Xiaobo

(Photo: nobelprize.org) Asia Mourns the Death of Influential pro-democracy Activist and 2010 Noble Peace Prize Laureate, Liu Xiaobo Seoul, Korea – On 13 July 2017, influential pro-democracy and human rights activist Liu Xiaobo died in China while serving a long prison sentence under Chinese custody. The denial of adequate medical care that played a role in his death and the lack of humanity by keeping him away from family and friends during his

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Call for Applications CHRE’s 8th Annual “Participatory Course on Democracy and Human Rights”

Greetings from Centre for Human Rights Education (CHRE) –Pakistan Centre for Human Rights Education (CHRE)- Pakistan is pleased to announce and invite the applications for the 8th Annual "Participatory Course on Democracy and Human Rights" to be held in Lahore- Pakistan on September 17 – 26, 2017.  We would like to request all our friends, colleagues and recipients of this email to please share this call for application to your contacts

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[Joint Statement] on the threat of legal actions against Cambodian election monitoring and human rights organizations

Joint Statement on the threat of legal actions against Cambodian election monitoring and human rights organizations June 30, 2017 Our organizations express serious concern over the threats to launch an inquiry into the activities and legality of the Situation Room on Cambodian Commune Council Election in 2017, a platform of non-governmental organizations formed to monitor the country’s recent local polls. Such comments contribute to a repressive

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Fellowship Opportunity: KDF Global Democracy Felllowship

Korea Democracy Foundation (KDF) Call for Applications: 2017 KDF Global Democracy Fellowship Deadline – June 10, 2017   The Korea Democracy Foundation’s (KDF) Institute for Korean Democracy (IKD) would like to invite 3 promising scholars or researchers to join the first Global Democracy Fellowship (GDF) program.   The KDF was established as a result of the passing of the Korea Democracy Foundation Act (Act 6495) on June 28, 200, with

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[ADN Statement] On Martial Law Declaration in Southern Philippines

On Martial Law Declaration in Southern Philippines: ADN calls for fundamental rights must be respected and urges for the swift restoration of democratic order   [24 May 2017, Seoul] On Tuesday 23 May 2017, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law on the southern island of Mindanao after an outbreak of fatal violence between members of the Maute group, a radical Islamist organization known as the Islamic State of Lanao that aligns

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[ADN Statement] Living and Breathing Democracy in Korea

[ADN Statement] Living and Breathing Democracy in Korea Photo Credit: The Minjoo Party   The Asia Democracy Network congratulates the Republic of Korea on a peaceful, free and fair presidential election of President Moon Jae-in. Starting with the three month long citizens’ led candlelight movement, calling for the impeachment of Former President Park Geun-hye over corruption, leading to the parliament and the constitutional court confirming

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[ADN Statement] Democracy and Justice Prevails in South Korea

REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji Democracy and Justice Prevails in South Korea March 11, 2017, Seoul, Korea - The Asia Democracy Network congratulates South Korea on its perseverance of rule of law and democracy. It has been three months since the people of Korea took to the streets participating in peaceful demonstrations weekly, resisting and calling for the impeachment of President Park Geun Hye after a corruption scandal was revealed.  Since the South Korean

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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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[Joint Statement] CSOs call for the immediate implementation of the decision of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention #FREETHE5KH

[pdfviewer]http://adn21.asia/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/CSOs-call-for-the-immediate-implementation-of-the-decision-of-the-UN-WGAD_ENG-25-Jan.pdf[/pdfviewer]   CSOs call for the immediate implementation of the decision of the UN WGAD_ENG - 25 Jan

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