This online forum discussed the history and character of the G7 and testimonials from the impacted people. Date and Time:April 15, 2023, 2200 Tokyo / 1000 Buenos Aires/ 1300 SenegalREGISTER NOW: shorturl.at/uEMRV This event is presented by:Asia Pacific Research Network – APRNILPS Asia PacificInternational Migrants Alliance – IMAInternational Peoples’ Front – IPFWORKINS
Platform workers and the informal economy have become inextricable issues, especially in developing nations. The supply chain of goods and services, as well as transport and mobility, rely heavily on platform workers generally found in the informal sector. Thus, it is essential to discuss the role of platform workers in achieving development goals, especially under […]
This 2023, the Asia Pacific Research Network (APRN) launches its “Workers, Forge the Future!” campaign in light of the worsening state of the economy across the world, especially in Asia and the Pacific region. This campaign aims to highlight how the workers’ movement plays a crucial role in building the future the people want from […]
Today is #InternationalHumanRightsDay. APRN salutes the rights defenders, activists, and development workers who risk their lives for the advancement of #PeopleRights. It is an honor to work with farmers, workers, migrants, and other grassroots organizations. They continue to be on the frontlines in the fight against neoliberalism, fascism and repression. #IHRD2022 #HumanRights
TODAY is Int’l Day for the Elimination of #Violence against Women🦸🏽♀️💜📢💜🦸🏿♀️ Join us in a discussion to End #CyberViolence Against #Women and #Children. #VAW #VAWC
Ajay Jha of Public Advocacy Initiatives for Rights and Values (PAIRVI) and APRN Board of Covenors Member talks about what to expect in the ongoing #COP27 high level meetings. #ClimateJustice #LossAndDamage #EndClimateImperialism #ClimateAction
The global fishing industry has grown exponentially in the past decades. But just like other industries that have grown under “globalization”, it is dominated by transnational corporations, multilateral institutions, and trade blocs such as the WTO, EU, OECD, and TPPA that are hell-bent on imposing trade-related measures in their crusade against IUUF and overfishing. Measures […]
The Asia-Pacific is facing the worst economic crisis since the 1980’s: the debt crisis, stagnant economy, and high inflation in basic commodities. But this crisis generates resistance among the working people across the region, even in the face of fascist regimes.
The Global South is now facing a new danger: the deadly concoction of Debt, stagnant growth and inflation. The burden of the pandemic on the working people is now more than ever as prices of basic commodities continue to skyrocket, and economic collapse is already upon some countries. We invite you to join The Perfect […]
The Asia-Pacific peoples are making a stand for peace. They are saying no to all wars of aggression and conflicts as outright and covert maneuvers of superpowers escalate in the region. The aggressive creation of military and political alliances such as QUAD, AUKUS, and the reinvigorated Indo-Pacific Shift pose threats to stability in the region. […]
CSOs and grassroots representatives from the Asia and the Pacific region have gathered to discuss the current state-of-play of the region in the time of COVID-19, the progress and implementation of Agenda 2030, and the peoples’ goals towards transformative and genuine change. The Asia Pacific Regional CSO Engagement Mechanism (APRCEM) is holding its annual Peoples’ […]
Asia Pacific Research Network (APRN) is a regional network of research NGOs. Through research and knowledge-sharing, we raise the capacities of organizations to do development work. APRN serves as a network of alternative centers for people’s research on socioeconomic and geopolitical issues. Our research and advocacy focus on people’s trade agenda, development finance, democracy and […]
Messages of Len Cooper, ILPS Chairperson, and organizers of the Education Series on People’s Resistance in South Asia. Join us in solidarity with the struggling people of South Asia. Initial Schedules: November 9: Webinar on South Asia: Land and People (Register at bit.ly/SouthAsiaLandandPeople )November 18: On the Human Rights Situation in South AsiaDecember 9: Imperialism […]
Join us! Education Series on People’s Resistance in South Asia The webinar will present major points on the economic, political and social-cultural situation of the people in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. DISCLAIMER: This video was produced with the financial support of the European Union. Its contents are the sole responsibility of Asia […]
The APRN Program on Building Democracy and Claiming Civic Spaces through its Workstream on Militarism and Program on Communities that Resist and Rebuild present the second episode of the APRN RnR video advocacy series. This is a series of videos aimed to discuss specific topics and issues CSOs face in the context of shrinking spaces. […]
The Asia Pacific Research Network, together with the International League of Peoples Struggles (ILPS), shall be launching a webinar/discussion entitled “Contagion and Conflicts: Rising repression and conflicts in the time of the pandemic”. The webinar shall discuss the rise of conflicts and the growing tensions within the Asia-Pacific region due to the unbridled emergence of […]
The dam was first proposed by Asian Development Bank (ADB) in the 1990s to promote Cambodia’s hydropower potential, but dropped off when their 1999 report found the dam’s potential repercussions outweighed the benefits. But the Cambodian government in 2007 proceeded with the project with the support of Vietnam’s EVN International Joint Stock Company. In 2012, […]
The World Bank funded Chico Dam Project in 1965 was the Marcos dictatorship’s answer to the oil and power crisis of 1973. It threatened to displace 100,000 people, deluge sacred burial grounds and rice terraces. Different tribes united and rose against the dam and militarization it brought. The death of leader Macli-ing Dulag in 1980 […]
As being one of the biggest in Southeast Asian region, did you know that Bakun dam is an inundated 700 sq. kilometers of forest and farms in Sarawak region in Malaysia? Asia Pacific Research Network (APRN), together with the International Indigenous People’s Movement for Self-Determination and Liberation (IPMSDL), Asia Pacific Network of Environment Defenders (APNED) […]
The Mapithel Dam choked the Thoubal River ruining the environment, livelihood and culture of Indigenous Peoples living in the Mapithel Valley. For residents of submerged villages, Mapithel is the symbol of injustice. The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) worked in financing its infrastructure and privatizing its water supply. Asia Pacific Research Network (APRN), together with […]
The APRN Program on Building Democracy and Claiming Civic Spaces through its Workstream on Militarism and Program on Communities that Resist and Rebuild present the launch of the APRN RnR video advocacy series. This is a series of videos aimed to discuss specific topics and issues CSOs face in the context of shrinking spaces. The […]
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