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Abuse and Exploitation of Migrants Ignored in Exchange for TPPA

July 20, 2015

Tier 2 status will be granted to Malaysia despite the recent discovery of more than 20 migrant trafficking camps in its territories near the Thailand border where trafficked migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh are abused and kept in horrible conditions before being delivered to their work places.

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Addis Ababa FFD3 Conference Must Deliver Financing for Development Justice

July 15, 2015

This week, leaders from governments, development institutions, civil society representatives, and other stakeholders are meeting in Addis Ababa for the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development (FFD3) to come up with an agreement for a sound global financing framework for the post-2015 agenda. This conference is being held in the midst of the global […]

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No more Mary Janes: Justice for all migrant workers!

May 1, 2015

APRN Statement on the latest developments on Mary Jane Veloso’s case 1 May 2015   ‘Collective action can indeed move mountains, serve justice for the marginalized.’ As we celebrate the International Workers’ Day, the Asia Pacific Research Network join CSOs and people’s movements around the world in rejoicing over the Indonesian government’s decision to delay […]

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CSOs dissect the ASEAN Economic Community at the ASEAN People’s Forum

April 30, 2015

  Regional organizations Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD), Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM), and Asia Pacific Research Network (APRN) teamed up to organize the workshop Unpacking the ASEAN Economic Community: Exposing the Implications and Building Alternatives to the Neoliberal Economic Integration. The workshop was conducted on April 24 at the […]

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ASEAN Economic Integration: By Whom? For Whom? | APRN Infographic

April 20, 2015

The ASEAN Economic Community along with the other pillars of the ASEAN Community (Political Security and Socio- Cultural), is expected to be launched in December 2015. With its collective economic growth and resources, analysts say ASEAN will become the engine of growth in Asia, especially, the economic integration that investors and corporations are anticipating in […]

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APRN at the World Social Forum in Tunis

April 6, 2015

Asia Pacific Research Network co-organized several fora and workshops with members and partner organizations at the World Social Forum in Tunis on March 24-28. The themes of these activities are in line with the research thrust that APRN members identified during the General Council meeting last year (Militarization and Wars, Post-2015 Agenda, Asia Integration, Corporatization/Corporate […]

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APRN Forum Workshop on Militarism and Democracy

March 25, 2015

Everyone is invited to attend APRN’s Forum Workshop on War and Militarism, co-organized with the Arab NGO Network for Development, IBON International, the International League for People’s Struggles and the Africa People’s Research Network. March 26, 2015 | 15:00 – 18:00, CPDE Tent  

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Statement on the European Commission’s Communication: A Global Partnership for Poverty Eradication and Sustainable Development after 2015

March 16, 2015

To download PDF version, click here The Asia Pacific Research Network (APRN) welcomes the positive elements of the European Commission’s Communication A Global Partnership for Poverty Eradication and Sustainable Development after 2015. The network recognizes the renewed commitment of the EU to sustainable development and inclusive growth, which are the cornerstones of the post-2015 Sustainable […]

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Statement on the European Commission’s Communication: A Global Partnership for Poverty Eradication and Sustainable Development after 2015

The Asia Pacific Research Network (APRN) welcomes the positive elements of the European Commission’s Communication A Global Partnership for Poverty Eradication and Sustainable Development after 2015. The network recognizes the renewed commitment of the EU to sustainable development and inclusive growth, which are the cornerstones of the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals. We also welcome the […]

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