Tag archive of solidarity

[CIVICUS Statement] People Power Press Statement Asia and Pacific
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    Greetings from the ADN Secretariat! We have exciting news! CIVICUS Monitor just released its first People Power Under Attack 2018 Report on November 27, regarding the assaults on civic freedoms that persist across the Globe. Over 20 civil society organizations all over the world collaborate on the CIVICUS Monitor to provide an evidence-based picture of the civic space situation. ADN as one of the research partners for the CIVICUS

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[STATEMENT] Sri Lanka Political Struggle Continue: Deeper Democracy Disruption
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  Sri Lanka Political Struggle Continue: Deeper Democracy Disruption   Seoul, Korea November 12, 2018   The Asia Democracy Network is deeply concerned with the current democracy struggle in Sri Lanka. The once political coalition that defeated the strong hold leader Mahinda Rajapaksa, are now in conflict when President Maithripala Sirisena removed Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremasinghe.   There are democratic institutions and principles

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[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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[EVENT] International Human Rights Cities Network (HRC-Net) Workshop (Oct 19-20)
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International Human Rights Cities Network (HRC-Net) Workshop: Localizing SDGs and Peace in Human Rights Cities – Pathways for Peaceful, Just, Inclusive and Sustainable Communities Date: October 19-20, 2018 Location: Gwangju, South Korea Co-Organizers: Gwangju Metropolitan City, Korean Association of Human Rights Studies (KAHRS), Asia Development Alliance (ADA), and the Asia Democracy Network (ADN) in partnership with the United Cities and Local

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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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[EVENT] Contemporary State of Electoral Transparency and Integrity in Asia
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  Former ADN Advocacy Director and current Executive Director of Bersih, Mr. Yap Swee Seng, currently giving a presentation on Malaysia case in the panel on “Contemporary State of Electoral Transparency and Integrity In Asia”

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