Tag archive of civil society

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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[Mongolia] Workshop on UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Role of Civil Society / 10:30 am to 6 pm on 18 Aug. (Friday), 2017
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Workshop on UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Role of Civil Society Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia / 10:30 am to 6 pm on 18 Aug. (Friday), 2017   l  Organizers: Asia Development Alliance (ADA) and Asia Democracy Network (ADN) in partnership with Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and International Forum of National NGO/CSO Platforms (IFP) l  Local Hosts : Mongolia Democracy Network (MDN), Open Society Forum (OSF) and the Center for

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[ADN Statement] Civil society urges international effort to ensure Cambodia’s fulfillment of the Paris Peace Accords, 25 years after their signature
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Civil society urges international effort to ensure Cambodia’s fulfillment of the Paris Peace Accords, 25 years after their signature  PHNOM PENH, 20 October 2016 — We, the undersigned civil society organizations, are deeply concerned by the escalating political crisis in Cambodia. We call for a halt to all government repression of critical voices, and a concerted international effort to ensure the fulfillment of the commitments enshrined in

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Civil Society Launch of #FreeThe5KH Cambodia Campaign
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JOINT PRESS RELEASE – Phnom Penh, 8 August 2016 Civil society launches #FreeThe5KH campaign in support of the imprisoned ADHOC staff and NEC official We, the undersigned civil society organizations and non-governmental organizations, launch today – 8 August 2016 – the #FreeThe5KH campaign in support of the five human rights defenders, who are currently in pre-trial detention and under judicial investigation for allegations of bribery. The five

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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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[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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Asia Democracy Forum – Regional Workshop on Asia during the 8th WMD Seoul
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8th World Movement for Democracy - Asia Democracy Forum : Regional Workshop, Asia   The State of Democracy in Asia - Challenges and Opportunities for Civil Society   (November 2, 2015, Seoul, Korea) - Organized by the Asia Democracy Network (ADN), the regional workshop for Asia, Asia Democracy Forum (ADF), took place from 14:45 to 18:15 on November 2, 2015 (Monday) in Seoul, Korea. Attended by approximately 100 participants mostly from

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International Steering Committee of the Community of Democracies
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International Steering Committee of Civil Society Pillar   of the Community of Democracies (CD)   - New York, September 28, 2015   On September 28, in the attendance of civil society actors from all over the world, the newly reformed Civil Society Pillar of the International Steering Committee of Community of Democracies (ISC-CD) held its meeting in New York. The meeting aimed to discuss the strategies, priorities and roles of the

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