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[Statement] A CALL FOR ASIAN DEMOCRATS TO FOSTER UNITY THROUGH PROMOTING AND DEFENDING DEMOCRACY TOGETHER
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A CALL FOR ASIAN DEMOCRATS TO FOSTER UNITY THROUGH PROMOTING AND DEFENDING DEMOCRACY TOGETHER   Dakar, 9 May 2018 The Asia Democracy Network (ADN) expresses concern for the regression of democracy in the region. ADN calls for democratic unity of all democracy advocates to defend democracy in their home countries and offer solidarity to those countries in democracy crisis. Taking part in the Ninth Global Assembly of the World Movement for Democracy

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ADN/CIVICUS Collaborative Op-Ed [Jakarta Post] Human rights at risk for ASEAN citizens
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ADN/CIVICUS Collaborative Op-Ed [Jakarta Post] Human rights at risk for ASEAN citizens Ichal Supriadi and Josef Benedict Bangkok | Thu, April 26, 2018 | 02:01 pm Silent protest: A woman covered in mud stages a protest during the commemoration of Human Rights Day. The woman is representing the victims of the Sidoarjo Mudflow. (JP/Jerry Adiguna) As the 10 heads of state from ASEAN gather for the group’s latest summit in Singapore this week to discuss

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ADN Welcomes Ichal Supriadi as Secretary General
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ADN Welcomes Ichal Supriadi as Secretary-General   The Asia Democracy Network welcomes Mr. Ichal Supriadi as the 3rd Secretary-General to take office for the regional network. Mr. Supriadi has over 10 years’ experience in promoting democratic values in the region through election monitoring. He has worked in the field of elections since 1998 through KIPP Indonesia on election monitoring and observation. He continued his work on the regional

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[Joint Statement] on the threat of legal actions against Cambodian election monitoring and human rights organizations
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Joint Statement on the threat of legal actions against Cambodian election monitoring and human rights organizations June 30, 2017 Our organizations express serious concern over the threats to launch an inquiry into the activities and legality of the Situation Room on Cambodian Commune Council Election in 2017, a platform of non-governmental organizations formed to monitor the country’s recent local polls. Such comments contribute to a repressive

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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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[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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[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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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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