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April 2, 2020

[LETTER] ADN Solidarity Letter amid COVID-19 Crisis

April 1, 2020

#2020PushBack Against Democratic Regression and Call for Solidarity

At the start of this year, the Asia Democracy Network (ADN) launched #2020PushBack Campaign calling all democracy advocates to unite and begin fighting back against threats […]
March 31, 2020

[JOINT STATEMENT] ASEAN Urged to Heed UN Sec-Gen Call for Ceasefire and Ensure Human Rights amid COVID-19

  You can download the full statement in PDF HERE:

Asia Democracy Network - ADN
Asia Democracy Network - ADN
Lockdown status per country.
Asia Democracy Network - ADN
Asia Democracy Network - ADN
In the Philippines, frustration over the ineptitude of the seating government to tackle the Pandemic, as well as the magnified and exposed disparity of privileges between social classes has erupted into calls for resignation and calls to vote for better leaders in 2022.

"Online conversations have revolved around frustration with Duterte’s government and its seeming inability to present a clear plan for the outbreak, and Filipinos are reminding each other to vote more wisely in the 2022 elections."
Asia Democracy Network - ADN
Asia Democracy Network - ADN

UNESCO's Design Competition for the World Press Freedom Day

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Jakarta is launching a poster and artwork design competition to visualize the importance of journalism under the theme of “Journalism without Fear or Favour” to commemorate World Press Freedom Day 2020. #WPFD2020

To know more about the details of the competition, please click the links below:




Democracies strike a balance between personal liberty and government responsibility. Our citizens live better lives because they are promised dignity and entrusted with truth. #solidarity #democracy #2020PushBack

VOICES OF THE PEOPLE #22 is the interview with Zay Linn Mon, President of Yangon Youth Network.
He shared his message of solidarity to all youth activists in Asia. Please find the full video HERE:
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Call for Essay and Story: ADN invites #democracy actors and organizations to submit essays and stories for a publication that seeks to showcase the #youth’s endeavors to #promote and #defend #humanrights and democracy in Asia. More info: adn_asia photo

Tracking Civic Space in Asia

About Our History

7th World Movement for Democracy Global Assembly,
Lima, Peru October 14-17, 2012

At the 7th global gathering of the World Movement
for Democracy in Lima, Peru, the multi-stakeholders attending from
Asia reached a consensus that a regionaldemocracy network strengthening democracy in the
region was needed. It was decided that the preparatory work todesign such a network.

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