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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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[ADN Statement] Terrorist Labeling of Indigenous Rights and UN Representative Shows Inauspicious State of Human Rights in the Philippines
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PRESS STATEMENT TERRORIST LABELING OF INDIGENOUS RIGHTS AND UN REPRESENTATIVE SHOWS INAUSPICIOUS STATE OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE PHILIPPINES Seoul, 15 March 2018. The Asia Democracy Network expresses deep regret over the decision by the Philippine government declaring over 600 individuals including indigenous rights groups and the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Ms. Tauli-Corpuz, as “terrorist”. Such a move poses a direct

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[Event] Open Call for Applicant: RISE&LEAD: Youth Leadership Forum on Democracy
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    Open Call for Applicants RISE&LEAD: Youth Leadership Forum on Democracy “Empowering Youth to Lead” What: RISE&LEAD: Youth Leadership Forum on Democracy is a platform for youth activists from the Asia Region to gather and share and exchange their experiences with democracy and human rights activism.   Under the theme “Empowering Youth to Lead” we will be implementing a program where youth activists will share their experiences

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[ADN Statement] Maldives Deepening Political Crisis: Condemnation to the Unlawful state of emergency
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Maldives Deepening Political Crisis: Condemnation to the Unlawful state of emergency     Seoul, Korea – On February 6, 2018   The Asia Democracy Network (ADN) expresses grave concern on the deepening political crisis in the Maldives after the government declared a 15-day state of emergency for the country. The decree immediately was followed by the arrest of Supreme Court justices and former President Abdul Gayoom. ADN emphasizes that

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[ADN Statement] ADN Denounce the Dissolution of Major Opposition Party in Cambodia
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ADN Denounce the Dissolution of Major Opposition Party in Cambodia November 17, 2017 SEOUL - ADN denounces the dissolution of Cambodia’s main opposition party, the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), as a result of the ruling made by the Cambodian Supreme Court. Prime Minister Hun Sen, who has been ruling for 32 years, will run in next year’s election uncontested. The Hun Sen government has gradually dismantled core democratic principles

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[Side Event] “Envisioning the UN Guiding Principles on Local Government and Human Rights; Learning from Human Rights Cities”
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Side Event on the Occasion of the Inter-sessional Panel on Local Government and Human Rights of the UN Human Rights Council “Envisioning the UN Guiding Principles on Local Government and Human Rights; Learning from Human Rights Cities” UNOG, Geneva, September 4, 2017, 1.30 – 3 PM   International NGO Forum on Indonesian Development (INFID), partner with United Cities and Local Government - The Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory

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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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[Statement] Asia Democracy Network Demands Immediate Release of Democracy Activists in Hong Kong
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  [Statement] Asia Democracy Network Demands Immediate Release of Democracy Activists in Hong Kong   2017 August 18 Seoul, Korea – On 17 August 2017, Hong Kong democracy activists, Joshua Wong, Nathan Law, and Alex Chow, were sentenced to jail for six to eight months on unlawful assembly of the pro-democracy Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong. This comes as a repeal to last year’s sentence to community service for the activists.   The Asia

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Call for Applications CHRE’s 8th Annual “Participatory Course on Democracy and Human Rights”
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Greetings from Centre for Human Rights Education (CHRE) –Pakistan Centre for Human Rights Education (CHRE)- Pakistan is pleased to announce and invite the applications for the 8th Annual "Participatory Course on Democracy and Human Rights" to be held in Lahore- Pakistan on September 17 – 26, 2017.  We would like to request all our friends, colleagues and recipients of this email to please share this call for application to your contacts

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[Joint Statement] on the threat of legal actions against Cambodian election monitoring and human rights organizations
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Joint Statement on the threat of legal actions against Cambodian election monitoring and human rights organizations June 30, 2017 Our organizations express serious concern over the threats to launch an inquiry into the activities and legality of the Situation Room on Cambodian Commune Council Election in 2017, a platform of non-governmental organizations formed to monitor the country’s recent local polls. Such comments contribute to a repressive

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