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APRN Briefer on Militarism and the Agenda 2030

This briefer aims to shed light on the emerging threat of militarism in the Asia Pacific region and how the Agenda 2030 responds to the issue. It highlights the issue of militarism being used as a legal recourse to aide large-scale resource grabs, how militarism is affecting women and indigenous peoples and how high military spending is diverting resources away from sustainable development financing.

Asia Pacific peoples urge governments: Do not Sign the TPPA

Peoples movements and civil society organizations representing various groups and constituencies from all over Asia Pacific are calling on TPP-member governments to not sign...

WTO ‘new issues’, for whose development?

Photo by Asia Pacific Research Network After the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) fell short of the people’s demand for a binding climate deal that...

APRN rejects militarist responses to the Beirut and Paris attacks

(Photo from https://qzprod.files.wordpress.com/2015/11/coverage.jpg?quality=80&strip=all&w=1600) Asia Pacific Research Network strongly condemns the recent spate of attacks against innocent civilians of Beirut and Paris, and offers its deep...

Uphold Indigenous People’s Rights, End the Militarization of their Communities!

Asia Pacific Research Network (APRN) joins hands with sisters and brothers demanding justice for the recent brutal attacks against Lumad schools and communities in...

APRN Statement on the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development

The Sustainable Development Goals: Will they transform the world for the better by 2030? Government leaders wrapped up the post-2015 intergovernmental negotiations in August and...

APRN Newsletter Second Quarter 2015

APRN Newsletter second Quarter 2015 (please click link to download) This issue features APRN's engagement with the ASEAN and the Post-2015 Development Agenda. You will...

Abuse and Exploitation of Migrants Ignored in Exchange for TPPA

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.

Addis Ababa FFD3 Conference Must Deliver Financing for Development Justice

This week, leaders from governments, development institutions, civil society representatives, and other stakeholders are meeting in Addis Ababa for the 3rd International Conference on...

No more Mary Janes: Justice for all migrant workers!

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...