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Asia Regional People’s Assembly issues Charter of Demands

Download the charter here On 22 September 2021, as part of the Global People's Assembly, the Asia Regional People's Assembly issued the following Asia People's Charter of Demands. The Charter…
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Statement of Solidarity for the People of Afghanistan

Français ci-dessous| Español abajo   Credit: Instagram, Afghani artist Shamsia Hassani @shamsiahassani We, the members of civil society, are shocked at the pace at which the Taliban took over all…
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Leave No Woman Behind – Indigenous Woman in Asia

The Indigenous Woman in Asia is a comprehensive investigation of not only the direct causes of the pandemic, such as linguistic barriers to inform indigenous communities, land grabbing and gender-based…
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HLPF Side Event:  Inclusive Engagement of Civil Society in the VNR and Follow-up Processes in the UNECE Region in the Decade of Action

Tuesday, 13 July 7:30 – 09:00 New York 11:30 – 13:00 GMT Please register here. Organizers: ECE-RCEM with SDG Watch Europe, GCAP and WMG for ECE Region The majority of UN Economic Commission…
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GCAP organised webinar on People’s Vaccine

GCAP organised this webinar on 25 May 2021 with more than 100 participants from 40 countries with esteemed keynote speaker Professor Jayati Ghosh from the University of Massachusetts “If the…
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Sign Petition to Government of Japan to Support the Waiver of Intellectual Property Rights related to COVID-19

SIGN the Petition here.  Read and download the full letter here. It has been more than a year since the WHO declaration of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Many efforts have been…
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GCAP joins alliance to demand a People´s Vaccine

Read the Peoples’ Vaccine Alliance-Asia charter & the open letter to government here. By GCAP Asia Coordinator Pradeep Baisakh The Peoples Vaccine Alliance (PVA) in Asia is calling on Japan,…
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GCAP Asia: Release Aung San Suu Kyi Immediately and Restore Democracy in Myanmar

GCAP Asia strongly condemns the military coup in Myanmar seizing power after ousting and detaining Aung San Suu Kyi and other democratically elected leaders. Officials, journalists, activists and monks have…
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PyeongChang Youth Peace Challenge – Register by 31.12.2020!

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Workshop on Faces of Inequality and Civic Space in the Asia-Pacific Region in times of Covid-19

Download the PP presentation of the workshop here. The NGO Constituency of Asia Pacific Regional CSO Engagement Mechanism (APRCEM) organized a workshop on ‘Inequality, COVID-19 and Civic Space’ on November 27, 2020. The objective was to…
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GCAP publishes report on Impact of COVID-­19 Pandemic on Inequalities in Asia

Even though 80 per cent of extreme poor in Asia Pacific were lifted of poverty by 2015 in Asia and Pacific, rising inequality remains a great cause of concern. High…
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Nepali CSOs hand over People’s Perspectives and Recommendations on 2020 VNR on SDGs to National Planning Commission

The NGO Federation of Nepal/GCAP Nepal, the secretariat of the Nepal SDGs Forum, submitted their civil society perspectives and recommendations for the 2020 Voluntary National Review (VNR) on the progress…
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