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[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...

[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...

APRN Newsletter – 1st Quarter 2020

Achieving the SDGs: PH CSO Proposals for Genuine People’s Development in the context of GSDR 2019

APRN Joins CSOs, POs, and Human Rights Defenders in Fact Finding Mission in Palawan, Philippines

The Program on Building Democracy and Claiming Civic Spaces is committed to resisting militarism and fascism as well as uniting with CSOs...

APRN Biennial Research Conference 2019 Statement

Defend Lands, Sovereign Rights, and Territories againstMilitarism and Aggression!Reclaim Shrinking Civic Spaces and Struggle for People’s Rights!Resist Imperialist Plunder and Strengthen Communities...

APRN Newsletter 2019 – 2nd and 3rd Quarter

Inside stories: False sense of development? International networks scrutinize China's belt...

Case Studies on the implementation of CSO Commitments in the Nairobi Outcome Document

This book contains five studies aimed at providing insights on how civil society organizations are fulfilling their commitments contained in the Nairobi Outcome Document at the country level. Published by APRN and the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE), this book showcases the experiences of CSOs in Bolivia, Kyrgyzstan, Philippines, Vietnam, and Zimbabwe.

NEW: Primer on the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group

On the run up to the 2018 Annual Meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group, APRN releases this primer to...

Briefer: Mega-FTAs and its implications on Asian Workers

"The consequences of mega-FTAs on trade, labor and employment is much shown in many developing countries where, in order to maintain competitiveness, must adhere to “lowest common denominator rules" rather than meeting the highest possible standards. Recent developments in trade liberalization have permitted monopoly capitalists to dictate the cheapest value of labor and other production facilities, thereby disregarding decent standards, to accumulate bigger profit."