Monthly Archives: December 2015

ADN 2016 New Years and Season’s Greetings
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[ADN SC] Migrant Forum in Asia Statement on International Migrants Day
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Migrant Forum in Asia Statement on International Migrants Day   On International Migrants Day this year we celebrate the extraordinary contributions that migrants make to societies all over the world. Migration flows today are at unprecedented levels: the number of people living and working outside their country of birth well exceeds the population of Brazil, the fifth largest country in the world. On this day, then, let us be reminded not only

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CIVICUS AGNA: Funding Opportunities, Learning and Toolkits
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The Affinity Group of National Associations (AGNA) of CIVICUS share several funding and learning opportunities as well as toolkits with some of their deadlines coming up soon. These opportunities vary from democracy to governance to human rights and to health across regions. Click here to download the information. The followings are democracy and governance related funding and learning opportunities for your information. The Grant Management Program

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Proceedings of Asia Democracy Forum – State of Democracy in Asia: Challenges and Opportunities for Civil Society (Seoul, 2 November 2015)
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The proceedings of the Asia Democracy Forum summarizes the discussions made during the Asia Democracy Forum that took place on November 2, 2015, Seoul during the 8th World Movement for Democracy Assembly. The theme of the Forum was "the State of Democracy in Asia – Challenges and Opportunities for Civil Society" to assess the current state of democracy across the region and challenges and opportunities for civil society and pro-democracy movement

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ASEAN Peoples’ Forum 2015 – Reclaiming the ASEAN Community for the People
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ASEAN Civil Society Conference - ASEAN People's Forum 2015   Reclaiming the ASEAN Community for the People   17-19 November 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   The ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN People's Forum (ACSC/APF) is an annual forum of civil society organisations (CSOs) in ASEAN held parallel to the ASEAN Summit of Heads of State. Participants consist of representatives from civil society organizations, NGOs, people's organizations

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Community of Democracies: Myanmar Constitutional Democracy Project
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Myanmar Constitutional Democracy Project   Supporting emerging democracies and transitioning states is one of the Community of Democracy’s main priorities. This objective has already been put into action in two key programs: the LEND Network and the Democracy Partnership. Several fundamental practices for supporting democratic transition are being realized in these programs: Democracy is the only legitimate form of governance able to

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[INFO] CIVICUS: Nominations for the 2016 Nelson Mandela – Graça Machel Innovation Awards are NOW OPEN!
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Nominations for the 2016 Nelson Mandela – Graça Machel Innovation Awards are NOW OPEN!    The 2016 Nelson Mandela – Graça Machel Innovation Awards is celebrating the 11th year of awarding civil society activists and organisations for their excellence, innovation, and brave risk-taking. Nominations are now open for Youth Activists, Individual Activists, Civil Society Organisations, and for the first time ever, we are opening nominations

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[SC Member News] Migrant Forum in Asia: Campaign of “Step It Up: Dignity, Rights, Development”
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This year marks the 25th anniversary of the UN Migrant Workers Convention and the 40th year of the ILO Convention 143 on migrant workers across the world. STEP IT UP: Dignity, Rights, Development is the global campaign launched by the Migrant Forum in Asia (MFA) network and its affiliated civil society organizations, trade unions, the Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families, and the International

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