Promoting Social Democratic Thinking, Alternatives and Practices

About Us

The Network of Social Democracy in Asia, also known as Socdem Asia, is a group of political parties, pre-party formations, and progressive politicians, scholars and activists in the region who share social democratic values and perspectives.

It aims to build social democratic alternative by deepening and broadening Asian discourse, offering and developing future-oriented policies, and showcasing best practices of Social Democratic parties, politicians and movements.

Socdem Asia is an associate network of the Progressive Alliance.

Regional Network Coverage

Regional Network Coverage: The network is composed of parties, think tanks/institutes, labour, academics, and young activists from 13 countries - Mongolia, Japan, South Korea, Nepal, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, and Timor Leste.

The Network's Steering Committee is the body that provides agenda direction to the Network including key areas of work, activities and public communication. Members of the Network and participants in its consist of organizations who promote social democratic values and programs as well as those with social democratic wings/tendencies. Institutes, think tanks and policy makers working with social democratic actors are invited also invited to Network activities.


Key Activities in 2017

Key Activities in 2016

Key Activities in 2015

Key Activities in 2014