Monthly Archives: January 2015

[Open Society Forum-ADN] Mongolian Civil Society Activist Study Tour
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January 19-23, 2015 - Supported by Open Society Forum - Mongolia and coordinated by the Asia Democracy Network a five day capacity building study tour for civil society activists from Mongolia. The 15 activists visited various civil society organizations in South Korea to exchange and learn about sustainability, fundraising, and advocacy strategies. It was also a cultural experience to learn more about the various social issues that South Korea is

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Study Tour of Mongolian CSOs – Support for Strategy Development of Mongolian CSOs

Seoul, South Korea – Proposed by the Open Society Forum (OSF) from Mongolia, ADN coordinated the study tour to key Korean NGOs for a group of civil society activists from Mongolia to see how Korean CSOs keep their sustainability institutionally and financially, independently from both national government and international donors’ support and influence. The participants from the selected organizations in Mongolia have been involved in the following

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[Statement] Asia Democracy Network Calls for a Peaceful Transition of Power in Sri Lanka
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  Asia Democracy Network Calls for a Peaceful Transition of Power in Sri Lanka Sri Lanka has elected a new president, Maithripala Sirisena. A mark in history has been made and the will of the people spoken. The Asia Democracy Network (ADN) commends the recent victory, placing an end to a decade of rule that has become overly authoritarian engulfed with nepotism and corruption. ADN urges that a peaceful transition of power takes place. The will

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Applications Now Open for 2015 Asia Young Leaders for Democracy (AYLD)
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Applications Now Open for 2015 Asia Young Leaders for Democracy (AYLD) A politically active civil society is critical to the sustainability of any democracy. Democracy underpins global stability, human rights and international security. An informed and active citizenry is the driving force behind a genuine and competitive political process. It also helps build confidence in the system, and public acceptance of election results. Because democratic

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[Open Call] Gwangju Prize for Human Rights 2015 and Gwangju Prize for Human Rights Special Award 2015
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Please find the announcement for the Gwangju Prize for Human Rights 2015 and Gwangju Prize for Human Rights Special Award 2015. Nominations will be collected from December 29, 2014 to February 27, 2015 http://eng.518.org/ease/board.es?mid=a50501000000&bid=0028&act=view&list_no=835&nPage=1 Every year since 2000, the May 18 Memorial Foundation (Gwangju, Republic of Korea) has announced its annual “Call for nominations for the Gwangju

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