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[ADN Statement] International Day of Democracy: Asian leaders should redouble efforts in democratic governance to achieve 2030 Sustainable Development Goals
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For immediate release: 13 September 2016 International Day of Democracy: Asian leaders should redouble efforts in democratic governance to achieve 2030 Sustainable Development Goals   (Seoul, 15 September 2016) On this important occasion of the International Day of Democracy on September 15, Asia Democracy Network (ADN) calls on the peoples in Asia to remain steadfast in defending democracy in the region. ADN urges all Asian leaders to redouble

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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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[Statement] ADN in Support for Citizen-led Protest against Japanese Security Bills
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ADN Supports Citizen-led Protest Against Japan’s Security Bills September 3, 2015 (Seoul, South Korea) - Asia Democracy Network (ADN) supports the citizens-led rally and protest against new legislation that is likely to become law at the end of September. As one of our founding beliefs that participatory and inclusive democracy plays a role in promoting social justice, reducing inequality and preventing armed conflict, ADN believes that for citizens

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