Monthly Archives: February 2016

[ADN Statement] In Commemoration of the 30th Anniversary of the Philippine People Power Revolution
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In Commemoration of the 30th Anniversary of the Philippine People Power Revolution February 26, 2016   This year commemorates the 30th anniversary of the People Power Revolution in 1986 that peacefully overthrew the authoritarian government by stirring the international audience. The Asia Democracy Network commemorates the triumphant democratic achievement and contribution to precedent in the Asian region by the people of the Philippines. The

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[General Info] Apply to Speak at the United Nations General Assembly’s High-level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
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President of the United Nations General Assembly's  High-level Thematic Debate on  Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals 21 April 2016    By 29 February: Apply for Stakeholder Speaking Roles On Thursday, 21 April 2016 at United Nations Headquarters in New York, the President of the General Assembly H.E. Mogens Lykketoft will convene a High-level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to support prompt

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International Conference on Transitional Justice in Sri Lanka
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International Conference on Transitional Justice in Sri Lanka: Asian Perspectives   February 17-18, 2016 in Colombo, Sri Lanka Participants from local and international stakeholders during the Conference (Photo Courtesy: ADN) In the last phase of the long civil war in Sri Lanka 40,000 civilian deaths were recorded and many linked to grave human rights violations and crimes against humanity. In efforts to bring justice, the United Nations Human

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[ADN Info] Registration for the High-level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Registration for the High-level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)  21 April 2016 United Nations Headquarters, NY Deadline:               APPLY BY 5:00 PM EST ON 28 MARCH 2016  The President of the United Nations General Assembly will convene, on 21 April 2016, a High-level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  The

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[General Info] Making All Voices Count: Call for Proposals for OGP Specific Activities
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New call for proposals from civil society groups working on open governance Civil society is at the heart of open governance. It can push to make government more open, can be a user of newly released government information, can work with government to implement reforms, and can hold governments to account when they don’t keep their promises. This month, Making All Voices Count is announcing a new funding round for civil society working on issues

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[General Info] Deadline Extended! Call for participation: Asia-Pacific Civil Society Forum on Sustainable Development & Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development 2016
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The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is convening the following two events on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as a preparatory event for the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) to be held in July 2016 in New York. Representatives of civil society organisations are invited to apply to participate in the following two events: The Asia-Pacific Civil Society Forum on

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[ADN info] US-ASEAN Summit Shall Prioritize Human Rights Principals in ASEAN
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      US-ASEAN Summit Shall Prioritize Human Rights Principals in ASEAN   Civil Society Statement: US-ASEAN Summit Shall Prioritize Human Rights Principals in ASEAN On the recent past days, US and ASEAN have prepared to conduct a summit in Sunnylands, California, United States. President of United States, Barrack Obama already scheduled to host the meetings with the 10 countries of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

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[ADN SC Info] Registration Open for Online Courses – PRIA International Academy
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  REGISTRATION PRIA International Academy's Distance Education Programmes (New batch starts on 1 st and 15 th of every month) Training Capsule (7 days) Understanding the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 Appreciation Programmes (10 weeks) 1. Adult Education and Social Change 2. Designing Participatory Adult Education Programme 3. Monitoring Adult Education Programme 4. Participatory

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[General Info] World Humanitarian Summit’s Side Event Registration is Open!
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The first World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) will take place in Istanbul on May 23-24 2016. Over 5,000 participants are expected to discuss and adopt more effective ways to address the suffering of millions of women, men and children affected by conflicts and disasters worldwide. NGOs and civil society in general, as well as other stakeholders, are invited to apply to host side events, scheduled in Istanbul in parallel to the Summit’s official

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[ADN Info] Statement By The United Nations Special Rapporteur On The Rights To Freedom Of Peaceful Assembly And Of Association At The Conclusion Of His Visit To The Republic Of Korea
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Statement By The United Nations Special Rapporteur On The Rights To Freedom Of Peaceful Assembly And Of Association At The Conclusion Of His Visit To The Republic Of Korea (Source from UNSR's Freeassembly website)   (Jan. 29, 2016) SEOUL – I would like to thank the Government of the Republic of Korea for inviting me to undertake this official mission here from 20 to 29 January 2016, my first to Asia. I would also like to thank the Government

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