[Press Released] As a Democratic State, the Government of Indonesia is Obliged to Involve Civil Society in the Chair of ASEAN 2023
[Jakarta, March 10, 2023] – The criminalization of human rights defenders Fatia Maulidiyanti and Haris Azhar under the guise of defaming, Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan has raised concerns about freedom of expression in Indonesia. Freedom of expression is central to democracy. An assault on free expression is an assault on democracy and human rights….
Commemorating APF 2015 in Malaysia, “Save Mary Jane Veloso, End Crime Not Life”
[Malaysia, APF 2015] – Ardhana Pragota, representing the ASEAN YOUTH FORUM in the Indonesian Civil Society Delegation at the ASEAN Peoples Forum, intercepted President Jokowi following the ASEAN Summit Plenary Session in Kuala Lumpur.
Ardhana Pragota, representing ……
ASEAN CIVIL SOCIETY CONFERENCE / ASEAN PEOPLES’ FORUM 2023 (ACSC/APF 2023)
The ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN Peoples’ Forum (ACSC/APF) will be held on 5-7 May and 1-3 September 2023 at Atma Jaya Catholic University, Jakarta. ……
[Press Release ACSC/APF 2023] On the Occasion of 42nd ASEAN Summit 2023: Civil Society Organisations Urge for Democratising ASEAN, Reclaiming People’s Space for a Just Economy and Inclusive Community
[Jakarta, 9 May 2023] Responding to the 42nd ASEAN Summit taking place on 9-11 May 2023 in Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, representatives of civil society groups (CSOs) in the ASEAN region held the Regional Strategic Gathering of ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN People’s Forum (ACSC/APF) on May 5-7 in Jakarta. The regional strategic gathering aims to join forces urging the importance of CSOs’ participation in the agenda of Indonesia’s chairmanship in ASEAN this year. The meeting was also an avenue for CSOs to plan and strategize for the ACSC/APF 2023 conference to take place on September 1-3, 2023, ahead of the 43rd ASEAN Summit….