Monthly Archives: April 2014

Mongolian President Mr. Elbegdorj Tsakhia Mentions ADN at the UN
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September 26, 2013 At the 68th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Elbegdorj Tsakhia, president of Mongolia made a statement emphasizing Mongolia's commitment to democracy, mentioning the fruition of the Asia Democracy Network during Mongolia's chairing of the Community of Democracies. "...Hundreds of human rights activists and democratic leaders from many countries gathered in Ulaanbaatar last April. Their Ulaanbaatar Declaration

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Promoting Corporate Citizenship in India Roundtable
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March 24, 2014 In collaboration with the Asia Democracy Research Network and the Asia Democracy Network, a successful round table was held with Dr. Rajesh Tandon of Society for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA) at the East Asia Institute, Seoul Korea. Along with several experts in the field from South Korea a fruitful discussion was held on "Promoting Corporate Citizenship in India." With an increased presence of Korean corporations in India,

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Call for Applicants! 2014-2015 Hurford Youth Fellowship Program
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  Application Period for the 2014-2015 Hurford Youth Fellowship Program Now Open!     Fellow Anna Tovstukha successfully completed her 2014 fellowship earlier this month   The World Youth Movement for Democracy is now accepting applications for the Hurford Youth Fellows     Program in Washington, DC. During their four-month fellowships, fellows will have the opportunity to build their leadership skills and benefit from, and contribute

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COMFREL 2013 Democracy, Elections and Reform Annual Report in Cambodia
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COMFREL 2013 Democracy, Elections and Reform Annual Report in Cambodia  

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Freedom of Assembly and of Association Newsletter Vol.1No. 3
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Per the office of UN Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Assembly and of Association, we are forwarding you No. 3 of their newsletter. In the issue: Mass death sentences in Egypt, the Twitter and YouTube ban in Turkey, a protest crackdown in Venezuela, Cao Shunli, UNSR news in brief and more.  For more info also visit their website www.freeassembly.net    

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ADN Steering Committee Strategy Meeting
FoAA Regional Consultation with UN Special Rapporteur Maina Kiai
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February 4, 2014 - The World Movement for Democracy (WMD) co-hosted with the Asia Democracy Network (ADN) the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association (FoAA) Asia Regional Consultation with United Nations Special Rapporteur Maina Kiai in Singapore. To get a better understanding of situation on the ground on FoAA and include an accurate account to his next thematic report for the UN Human Rights Council, a panel of activists and rights

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ADN First Steering Committee Meeting – Singapore
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February 4, 2014 - Since the Founding Assembly in October 2013, the Asia Democracy Network (ADN) has received much interest and attention from the international community. This is a clear indication that the promotion of democracy in Asia is very much a priority and the international community is starting to listen in. To continue this momentum, the ADN Steering Committee met in February to solidify the governance of the network and more importantly,

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