Tag archive of civic space

[EVENT] Open Government Partnership, Asia-Pasicifc Regional Meeting 2018
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    [EVENT] Open Government Partnership, Asia-Pasicifc Regional Meeting 2018 Session: Strengthening Governance through Inclusivity - Integration of Leaving No One Behind in the Sustainable Development Agenda Date: Tuesday, November 6, 11:00am - 12:30pm Location: 2F Lilac Room, Westin Chosun Hotel, Seoul, Korea ADN, in collaboration with Asia Development Alliance (ADA), will organize a session as a part of OGP Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting.

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[STATEMENT] AFGHANISTAN PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS: DEMOCRACY TRIUMPHS BUT CHALLENGES AHEAD TO ENHANCE DEMOCRACY FORWARD
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AFGHANISTAN PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS: DEMOCRACY TRIUMPHS BUT CHALLENGES AHEAD TO ENHANCE DEMOCRACY FORWARD     Seoul October 22nd – The Asia Democracy Network congratulates the people of Afghanistan in achieving democratic victory in the recent parliamentary elections. With security threats and electoral reforms delaying the elections for three years, this year’s elections were the first parliamentary polls in eight years. Threats of violence

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[ADN Publication] 2018 September 15th CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL DEMOCRACY DAY ”A Hope for Better Democracy in Asia”
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    2018 September 15th CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL DEMOCRACY DAY  "A Hope for Better Democracy in Asia" Seoul, Korea -  On this day 15 September 2018, the Asia Democracy Network welcomes the celebration of International Democracy day  extending appreciation and solidarity to all democracy advocates who stand  for democratic principles around the world. On this auspicious occasion it’s vital  to acknowledge regression as well as progress

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[STATEMENT] PAKISTAN: Rights Activists Detained and Arrested for Taking Part in Peace Rally Must Be Released Immediately
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  PAKISTAN: Rights Activists Detained and Arrested for Taking Part in Peace Rally Must Be Released Immediately   October 16, 2018 SEOUL, KOREA – Pakistan’s arrest of rights activist is an attempt to silence the voice of the people, an increasing trend of suppression in the country. Pakistan authorities started to crack down on those who participated and organized in a peaceful rally that took place in August 2018, in which thousands gathered

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[Japan NPO Center] Statement of Concern over Undue Restriction of Civil Society Activities
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Statement of Concern over Undue Restriction of Civil Society Activities: The Implications of Saitama City Council’s Vote on the Citizens’ Activities Support Center October 28, 2015 Noboru Hayase Chairperson, Japan NPO Center (JNPOC) * Endorsed by 46 NPO Support Centers across Japan and 5 individuals who represent such Centers, as of October 28, 2015 For the Japanese statement, (which has the list of 46 organizations and 5 individuals who endorsed

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[India] ADN endorses the letter against muzzling of Indian civic space and CSOs
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ADN endorses the letter against muzzling of Indian civic space and CSOs June 2, 2015 - Asia Democracy Network (ADN) endorses the letter against muzzling NGOs in India by expressing our grave concern over the crackdown on the dissent, freedom of association and assembly. This was initiated by Wada Na Todo Abhiyan (WNTA), GCAP (Global Call to Action Against Poverty) India chapter and Greenpeace India. We extend our solidarity and friendship to all

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ACSC/APF 2015 ADN-FA-SEACA session on Strengthening Democracy in Asia and the Role of the Community of Democracies
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Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - The democratic recession has become severe all across Asia. In this respect, SEACA (Southeast Asian Committee for Advocacy), FORUM-ASIA (Asia Forum for Human Rights and Development), and ADN (Asia Democracy Network) held the session on how to strengthen democracy in Asia and the role of the Community of Democracies (CD) with a focus on five countries such as Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The session

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