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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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[SC Member News] GPPAC – SEA: Statement on Women’s Participation in 2015 Myanmar General Elections
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  ---------------------------------------------------------------- The Women's Solidarity for Peace and Democratic Governance in Myanmar- Burma is a solidarity page that seeks to promote exchanges of ideas and support for women ( and men) working for peace, human security and democratic governance in Myanmar as well as other countries in conflict/post-conflict and in democratic transition. It is a joint undertaking by the Women'r Organizations

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[Statement] Statement on Myanmar’s National Election of November 8, 2015
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ADN Statement on Myanmar’s National Election of November 8, 2015   November 19, 2015   The Asia Democracy Network (ADN) congratulates the people of Myanmar for their enthusiastic and peaceful participation in the historic national elections that took place on November 8, 2015. This general election was the first multi-party elections in 25 years since the 1990 general elections. With the suggested voter turnout at 80%, it is highly commendable

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