Monthly Archives: January 2016

[ADN Info] CIVICUS International Civil Society Week (ICSW) 2016 Registration is Now Open!
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Registration for International Civil Society Week 2016 is now open!  CIVICUS and Confederación Colombiana de ONG (CCONG) are pleased to invite you to join them at ICSW 2016 in Bogotá, Colombia from 25 to 28 April. Under the banner of “Active Citizens, Accountable Actions”, ICSW 2016 will feature more than 20 events organised by leading civil society organisations and will cover 4 crucial themes: peace, inclusion,  enabling environment

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[ADN Statement] Taiwan Elections: Reaffirming Democratic Values
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Taiwan Elections: Reaffirming Democratic Values   The Asia Democracy Network congratulates the people of Taiwan for a successful presidential and legislative election. Through the practice of free and fair elections, the people of Taiwan have voiced their will. It is not an overstatement that the elections were managed in a transparent and peaceful manner, with full citizen participation and with sufficient space for political parties to operate

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5th ADN Steering Committee Meeting and Strategic Planning Meeting
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The newly comprised Steering Committee of the Asia Democracy Network met for the first time at the 5th ADN Steering Committee Meeting and Strategic Plan Meeting, held from January 12-13, 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand. The two day-long meeting was aimed to identify the long term goals and strategies of the ADN as well. Through the assessment and deliberation of the current trends and challenges to Democracy in various thematic sectors, the SC members

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[ADN Statement] ADN welcomes the approval of Draft Resolution on Human Rights Defenders (HRD)

Draft Resolution approved at the Human Rights Committee on “Human Rights Defenders in the context of the Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms”   The Asia Democracy Network endorses and welcomes the approval of draft resolution (A/C.3/70/L.46/Rev.1) Human Rights Defenders in the context of the Declaration on

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