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Asia Democracy Conference (ADC) / Jakarta, Indonesia
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Jakarta, Indonesia - From August 21-22, the Asia Democracy Network and the Korea Democracy Foundation with the support of the Asia  Foundation and local host INFID held a semi-academic Asia Democracy Conference in Jakarta, Indonesia.The main purpose is to assess the state of democracy in terms of emerging challenges and opportunities with the goal of developing collective perspectives and strategies for international cooperation and solidarity

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Fellowship Opportunity: KDF Global Democracy Felllowship
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Korea Democracy Foundation (KDF) Call for Applications: 2017 KDF Global Democracy Fellowship Deadline – June 10, 2017   The Korea Democracy Foundation’s (KDF) Institute for Korean Democracy (IKD) would like to invite 3 promising scholars or researchers to join the first Global Democracy Fellowship (GDF) program.   The KDF was established as a result of the passing of the Korea Democracy Foundation Act (Act 6495) on June 28, 200, with

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May 17 Deadline Extended! Asian Youth Leadership Forum for Democracy (AYLD) 2017 – Renewing Asian Youth Power for Democracy
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  n  Sub.: Asian Youth Leadership Forum for Democracy (AYLD) 2017 - Renewing Asian Youth Power for Democracy n  Venue: Gwangju and Seoul, South Korea n  Dates: May 13-20, 2017   It is a great pleasure to invite you to the first Asian Youth Leadership Forum for Democracy (AYLD) to be held in Seoul and Gwangju from 13 to 20 May 2017.   The Asia Democracy Network (ADN) in collaboration with the Innovation for Change (I4C) East Asia Hub,

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[ADN Statement] Malaysia: Chair of Electoral Reform Movement – Bersih 2.0, Maria Chin Should be Released
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For Immediate Release 24 November 2016 Malaysia: Chair of Electoral Reform Movement – Bersih 2.0, Maria Chin Should be Released    (Photo Credit: Edgar Su-Reuters) (Seoul, 24 November 2016) The Asia Democracy Network (ADN) condemns the arbitrary arrest and detention of Maria Chin Abdullah, the chairperson of the electoral reform movement, Bersih 2.0, on broad and dubious charges of undermining parliamentary democracy. We deplore the police

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[Community of Democracies] Statement on International Day of Democracy
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Statement on International Day of Democracy September 15, 2016 Ambassador Maria Leissner, Secretary General of the Community of Democracies, issued the following statement on International Day of Democracy: French statement below / Déclaration français ci-dessous Today, the world celebrates the ninth International Day of Democracy. In 2007, all UN member states approved a resolution where they recognized democracy, human rights and rule of law

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[ADN Statement] International Day of Democracy: Asian leaders should redouble efforts in democratic governance to achieve 2030 Sustainable Development Goals
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For immediate release: 13 September 2016 International Day of Democracy: Asian leaders should redouble efforts in democratic governance to achieve 2030 Sustainable Development Goals   (Seoul, 15 September 2016) On this important occasion of the International Day of Democracy on September 15, Asia Democracy Network (ADN) calls on the peoples in Asia to remain steadfast in defending democracy in the region. ADN urges all Asian leaders to redouble

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[ADN Statement] Asian Political Leaders Must Address Regression of Human Rights, Democracy, and Peace in Asia
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Asian Political Leaders Must Address Regression of Human Rights, Democracy, and Peace in Asia   Statement on the 28th and 29th ASEAN Summit, 19th ASEAN+3 Summit and the 11th East Asia Summit (EAS) at Vientiane, Laos on 6-8 Sept. 2016   (Seoul, 6 September 2016) Asian political leaders, in particular, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) must take concrete measures to address international concerns on the regression of human

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2016 Asia Civil Society Forum on SDG16
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        From August 15-16, 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand, approximately 100 participants from across the Asian region gathered to discuss strategy on moving forward on SDG monitoring and implementation on the national level. Relating to SDG 16 the conference developed strategies on accountability, peace and security, human rights, governance, and transparency. The first day of the conference reviewed the outcomes of CSO engagement

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: ADN Advocacy Director
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Job Announcement Asia Democracy Network Advocacy Director   Position:   Advocacy Director Location:   Bangkok, Thailand or any country in Asia Consultancy Condition:  Part-time (average 3 days per week) Consultancy Duration: 11 months (August 2016 – June 2017) (Extension possible based on funding) Subject to a 2-month probation at the beginning of contract Compensation:  2,500 USD per month (As it is a consultancy contract, there is

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[ACSC/APF] Application for scholarship to participate in ACSC/APF 2016 is now open
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Dear Friends below is a message from the ACSC/APF 2016 Secretariat --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Application for scholarship to participate in ACSC/APF 2016 is now open Deadline for application: 26 June 2016 The Regional Steering Committee of ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN Peoples’ Forum (ACSC/APF) 2016 is pleased to announce that we have receive funding support from the

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