Trends in Southeast Asia: The politics of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

Saturday,2014 By Farooq Tariq A People’s SAARC protest in Kathmandu.   The 18th South Asian Associations for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit took place at Kathmandu, Nepal on November 25 and 26. The heads of the eight states of South Asia took part in the summit. Kathmandu was a showcase of what has happened repeatedly in the […]

Nepal: People's SAARC challenges regional elite's agenda

Saturday, December 6, 2014 By Farooq Tariq A People’s SAARC protest in Kathmandu.   The 18th South Asian Associations for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit took place at Kathmandu, Nepal on November 25 and 26. The heads of the eight states of South Asia took part in the summit. Kathmandu was a showcase of what has happened […]

Economic integration for whom?

Nepal: People’s SAARC challenges regional elite’s agenda Saturday,December 6, 2014 By Farooq Tariq A People’s SAARC protest in Kathmandu. The 18th South Asian Associations for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit took place at Kathmandu, Nepal on November 25 and 26. The heads of the eight states of South Asia took part in the summit. Kathmandu was a […]

The EU as a template for ASEAN?

Por Kintto Lucas En su genial novela El año de la muerte de Ricardo Reis, José Saramago señala “A esta ciudad le basta saber que la rosa de los vientos existe, este no es el lugar donde los rumbos se abren, tampoco es el punto magnífico donde los rumbos convergen, aquí precisamente cambian los rumbos”. […]

Rethinking ASEAN Integration

By Jenina Joy Chavez The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is 45 years old, but it has yet to enjoy wide recognition and support from the ASEAN populace. Many explanations have been offered for this, story not least of which is the distance of the regional formation from the people that it is supposed […]

The People and ASEAN’s Complicated Relationship

By Jenina Joy Chavez The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is 45 years old, remedy but it has yet to enjoy wide recognition and support from the ASEAN populace. Many explanations have been offered for this, not least of which is the distance of the regional formation from the people that it is supposed […]

Carving Spaces for People’s Participation in ASEAN

By Jenina Joy Chavez The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is 45 years old, but it has yet to enjoy wide recognition and support from the ASEAN populace. Many explanations have been offered for this, not least of which is the distance of the regional formation from the people that it is supposed to […]

Video Documentary "Global Crises, Regional Solutions"

Can regional integration offer a way out of the current economic, climate, food and energy crises? In this video documentary, activists from Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe* argue that regional integration is the only viable response to these crises.

Total Reform Is Needed to Make AICHR Independent, Effective and Relevant to the ASEAN Peoples

Letter from ACSC/APF 2012 Steering Committee on civil society inputs on ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD).   Phnom Penh, advice 24 April 2012 H.E. Om Yentieng Chairperson ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) No. 3, Samdech Hun Sen Street, Sangkat Tonle Bassac, Khan Chamcarmon, Phnom Penh, Cambodia Fax: + 855 23 216 144/216 141 […]