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[DAY 2] Research conference highlights

Over one hundred representatives from CSOs, and POs as well as development workers and experts on trade in Asia Pacific are set to gather...

[DAY 1] Research conference highlights

Over one hundred representatives from CSOs, and POs as well as development workers and experts on trade in Asia Pacific are set to gather...

Defend people’s rights! Stand vs. drift toward authoritarianism in Asia Pacific

The global pandemic has caused a meltdown of the world’s economies. Millions of businesses, most of them small and medium enterprises (SMEs), were forced...

Trade & Investment Policies During a Pandemic: What does it mean for the Asia Pacific?

The world has been experiencing the far-reaching impacts of decade-long neoliberal globalization. The liberalization of trade and investments allowed the proliferation and foreign corporate...

APRCEM Peoples’ Forum: Solidarity and system change are the only antidotes to Covid-19

Entering the year, the world is faced with many challenges: from the global pandemic of COVID-19; the impending economic recession; and the worsening human...

Global Day of Action vs RCEP

The negotiation for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement is nearing 9th year since its formation. It is the longest negotiated and largest...

Knowledge Hub

APRN Newsletter – 3rd Quarter 2020

Inside stories: 75 years after the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings: Stand for peace amidst covert nuclear stockpilingHow dams affected IP communities in Myanmar and the...

[POLICY NOTE] Weaponized response of states to CoVID-19: Militarist trends in South Asia and Southeast Asia

https://youtu.be/AFDbDdTTmBQ The global spread of CoVID-19 has caused an unprecedented global health crisis, with the number of infections and fatalities exponentially increasing each day. Governments...

[INFOGRAPHIC] In Defense of Investments: US Hegemony in Asia Pacific

American independence has been based on the enslavement of Native Americans and peoples of color domestically; the primacy of neoliberal globalization clothed with the...

APRN Newsletter – 2nd Quarter 2020

Inside stories: The UN Human Rights Council must act to stop the attacks on indigenous peoples, human rights defenders, and our communitiesImplication of Draft EIA...

[INFOGRAPHIC] Wages, Poverty, and Health in The Time of CoVID-19: Focus on Southeast Asia

--- As we continue to struggle against one of the most recent global crises in the form of the COVID-19 pandemic, workers continue to sacrifice...

[INFOGRAPHIC] Human rights violations in Asia amid the pandemic

Since the unprecedented lockdowns precipitated by the efforts to stop the spread of CoVID-19, governments have passed draconian laws restricting not only movement but...