Tag archive of civil society

Congratulations to the Gusdurian Network Indonesia (GNI)!
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Congratulations to the Gusdurian Network Indonesia (GNI), one of ADN's partner organizations, for winning the 2018 Asia Democracy and Human Rights award from the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy (TFD)! Gusdurian Network Indonesia (GNI) is a non-governmental organization based in Indonesia, dedicated to peace, pluralism and fundamental human rights and committed to encourage the interaction and consolidation of network among those who share the same

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[ADN STATEMENT] MALDIVES TRIUMPH FOR DEMOCRACY
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  STATEMENT: MALDIVES TRIUMPH FOR DEMOCRACY Seoul, 26 Sept 2018 – The Asia Democracy Network (ADN) congratulates the people of the Maldives in holding peaceful and successful Presidential elections on 23 Sep 2018. It was reported that the election process was overall smooth without any significant obstruction in the principle and technical implementation. The suprising results of the opposition candidate, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, winning 58

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[ADN Publication] CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL DEMOCRACY DAY: “A Hope for Better Democracy in Asia”
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  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 on the front of defending and promoting democracy.  This year, we are at a critical juncture where

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[EVENT] Documentary Screening, Me Vang Nha: When Mother’s Away
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[Documentary Screening] Me Vang Nha: When Mother’s Away “We each only have one life to live but if given the choice, I would still do it exactly the same. I hope everyone will soon raise their own voice and fight for their rights so that they can overcome their own fears, and build a better and greater nation.” These were the last words of Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, also known as the ‘Mother Mushroom’ who is a 39-year-old top blogger in Vietnam,

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[EVENT] Asian Electoral Stakeholders Forum IV
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  Ichal Supriadi, Secretary General of ADN moderating the last plenary on the outcomes of the thematic sessions at the Asian Electoral Stakeholders Forum IV.

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[Article] The will of civil society to promote and defend democracy in Asia
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  The will of civil society to promote and defend democracy in Asia Article by Ichal Supriadi, Asia Democracy Network A call for democratic unity After decades of the promotion of and struggles for democracy, we are at a serious junction where the global rise in intolerance and populist authoritarianism has put the future of democracy in doubt. The Asian continent has not escaped this infection. Many countries that were once seen as champions

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[ADN Statement] CAMBODIA MUST REMEDY ITS DETERIORATING DEMOCRACY
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    CAMBODIA MUST REMEDY ITS DETERIORATING DEMOCRACY   Seoul, Korea – The Asia Democracy Network (ADN) welcomes the series of release of a few political prisoners who have been detained by the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) in the recent years. Land rights and human rights defender, Tep Vany was released on 20 Aug 2018 after being unjustly imprisoned for almost two years. Meanwhile on August 21st, the Phnom Penh Municipal Court also

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[STATEMENT] JOINT STATEMENT: Civil Society Groups Call for the Release of Tep Vanny
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JOINT STATEMENT: Civil Society Groups Call for the Release of Tep Vanny Phnom Penh, 14 August 2018 - Land activist and human rights defender Tep Vanny has been unjustly detained for two years, for defending the rights of the Boeung Kak Lake community and her fellow Cambodians. We, the undersigned civil society organisations and communities, condemn her ongoing imprisonment and call on the authorities to immediately and unconditionally release

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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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[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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