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[Statement] ASIAN YOUTH CALLS FOR UNITY AND DEMOCRACY RENEWAL IN RESPONSE TO DEMOCRACY CHALLENGES IN ASIA
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ASIAN YOUTH CALLS FOR UNITY AND DEMOCRACY RENEWAL IN RESPONSE TO DEMOCRACY CHALLENGES IN ASIA   SEOUL,KOREA – June 14, 2018 Youth democracy and human rights representatives from the Asian region gathered in the Republic of Korea from May 13-24 to attend the Empowering Asia Forum 2018: Youth Leadership Forum for Democracy hosted by the Asia Democracy Network. At the forum, participants shared challenges to democracy in their respective countries

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[Statement] DEMOCRACY PREVAILS IN MALAYSIA
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  DEMOCRACY PREVAILS IN MALAYSIA    May 10, 2018 – On 9 May 2018, the people of Malaysia went to the polls and cast their sacred ballots. After a six-decade run, the ruling coalition was defeated in a stunning upset by an opposition alliance led by former Malaysian leader Dr. Mahathir Mohamad. The election commission official results confirmed that the Pakatan Harapan (PH) – or Alliance for Hope-- and its allies surpassed the 112 seats

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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 Side Event at the 9th World Movement for Democracy Assembly in Dakar, Senegal / STRENGTHENING DEMOCRATIC UNITY IN ASIA
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ADN Side Event at the 9th World Movement for Democracy Assembly in Dakar, Senegal   STRENGTHENING DEMOCRATIC UNITY IN ASIA  Democracy Lounge Networking Session: Wednesday, May 9 [3:45 pm – 5:45 pm] King Fahd Palace Hotel, Room C06   The forum will be a platform gathering democracy advocates from Asia to discuss ways and strategies to establish regional cooperation to progress democratic norms and order. The session will stream the discussion

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[Fellowship Opportunity] Korea Democracy Foundation Research Fellowship 2018
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The Korea Democracy Foundation is accepting applications for its annual research fellowship program. The fellowship is available for research focused on the Democratization and democracy of Asia.   Research fellows will be expected to complete one research paper for publication in the KDF’s Journal <Memory and vision> or KDF’s Working Paper (November 2018) and present at Asia Democracy Conference 2018(August 2018).   These funded research

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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
Pro-democracy group "Bersih" (Clean) chairwoman Maria Chin Abdullah rallies supporters as they prepare to march towards Dataran Merdeka in Malaysia's capital city of Kuala Lumpur

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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