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Event: Asian Voices for the World We Want

Asian CSO Perspectives
and Strategies at the UN General Assembly

Please join GCAP, the Asia Development Alliance (ADA) and LDC Watch on SUNDAY 22 September from 6 - 8:30pm at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City (45 East 45th Street).

The Post 2015 Development Agenda provides an opportunity and challenges to CSOs in Asia to empower people living in poverty and insecurity to claim their human rights including the Right to Development. This Roundtable Discussion will assess the deliberations within the UN on the Millennium Development Goals and Post-2015 development framework leading up to the UN General Assembly and come up with common action strategies based on the ADA statements on Post-2015 development agenda.

Moderator

Anselmo Lee, ADA co-convener and representative of the Korea NGO Council for International Development Cooperation (KCOC)

Speakers

  • Arjun Karki, International Coordinator, LDC Watch, Nepal
  • Amitabh Behar, GCAP co-chair and WNTA India
  • Augustine Minn, Beyond 2015 Korea
  • Danny Sriskandarajah, Secretary General, CIVICUS
  • Hamong Santono, INFID, Indonesia
  • Harsh Jaitli, VANI, India/ IFP Asia Coordinator
  • Masaaki Ohashi, JANIC, Japan
  • Sharmilia Karki, GCAP Global Council representative and NGO Federation of Nepal (NFN)

A light dinner will be served. The Roosevelt Hotel is located in front of Grand Central Station. We are meeting on the 2nd floor in the 5th Avenue Suite Room.

For more information please contact Mr. Anselmo LEE (email | int'l tel: +82-10-4293-0707 ) or Ms Jee-eun JUN (email | US tel:  +1 (646) 750-9430 ).

This event is organized by ADA in cooperation with GCAP, CIVICUS, IFP, LDC Watch and Social Watch.  ADA constituents participating in this event include JANIC (Japan), INFID (Indonesia), VANI and WNTA (India), NFN (Nepal) and Beyond 2015 Korea (KCOC, KoFID and GCAP Korea).

 

The Asia Development Alliance (ADA) is a regional forum of national and sub-national development NGO/CSO platforms in Asia to promote more effective communication, coordination and cooperation in the Post-2015 Development Agenda process. It was officially launched in Bangkok on 2 February 2013. More information at facebook.com/groups/ADA2013.

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