Monthly Archives: August 2014

2nd ADN Steering Committee Meeting and Regional Strategic Planning Meeting, Taiwan, Taipei September 11-12
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    The ADN will be holding its 2nd Steering Committee and Regional Strategic Planning Meeting in Taipei, Taiwan on Sept 11-12.   Tentative Agenda

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Special Peace Boat Global University Programme – now accepting applications
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Dear ADN Friends,   Warm greetings from Japan! I am writing to inform you of a new programme Peace Boat will be organising this year.Peace Boat is organising a Special Global University Programme on “Social Cohesion in Multiethnic Asia: Nurturing Leaders of the Next Generation” from 3 to 14 October, 2014. We are now accepting participants between the age of 18 and 35 from Sri Lanka, Burma, Singapore, Cambodia, and Japan. We  also welcome those

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Expression of Interest: Transparent Ulaanbaatar 2014 Forum
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Transparent Ulaanbaatar 2014 Forum October 6-7, 2014 Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia The Transparent Ulaanbaatar 2014 Forum intends to facilitate discussion on lessons learned and an exchange of views on best practices and initiatives to address corruption and promote transparency through democratic governance. The forum will bring together local government, civil society, business community and academics to participate in a two-day series of workshops and

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SOUTH KOREA: Clandestine War for National Memory
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SOUTH KOREA: Clandestine war for national memory August 15, 2014 National history is written from a certain perspective. And, it can be rewritten later from other perspectives. However, it should not be forgotten that the purpose of having a national history, which itself underlines certain aspects of national memory, is so that accumulated wisdom from the past can circulate in society. Future generations can utilize such national history for the

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24th Annual Human Rights and People’s Diplomacy Training Program for Human Rights Defenders-Call for Applicants
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Dear Friends, Please do not miss out on the opportunity and disperse widely! 24thAnnual Human Rights & People’s Diplomacy Training Program in partnership with INSEC, Nepal November 3 – November 19, 2014 Call for Applications The Diplomacy Training Program (DTP) and INSEC Nepal are calling for applications for DTP’s 24th Annual Human Rights and People’s Diplomacy Training Program for Human Rights Defenders from the Asia-Pacific Region

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GALAA 2014: Congratulations to all participants! To the future leaders of Democracy, Human Rights and Development!
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August 2, 2014 - Bangkok, Thailand- Despite the seven day training kicking off on a Saturday the 30 participants from over 14 countries in Asia were elated to start the Glocal Advocacy Leadership Academy in Asia (GALAA). Over the course of seven full days participants learned and shared experiences of advocacy in democracy, human rights, and development. Through various group work, participants learned about the Millennium Development Goals (MDG)

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