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Academy of Progressive Politics – Executive Course IV

This fourth and last part of our Executive Course IV is scheduled on the 28-29th of October in Manila, Philippines. The training will bring together political party leaders, strategists, campaign managers, and party think tank directors to: 1. examine closely the political environment and social impact of the rise of populism and disinformation, 2. exchange experiences and lessons on strategy formulation and execution particularly in helping shape their party's effectiveness in political campaigning, and 3. deepen knowledge on narrative building, public participation and alliance work by introducing new elements and techniques that have helped to build successful progressive political projects.

The training will feature discussants and speakers with expertise in populism, countering disinformation, creation of compelling narratives for change, and in crafting effective political strategies under adverse political environments.

Academy of Progressive Politics - Political Management Training (PMT) 2

This is the second half of Socdem Asia’s annual Political Management Training. The training is an institutionalized regional program for capacity-building of emerging and young leaders to equip with the necessary skills to advance in their political work. The training is scheduled on 8-13 October in Manila, Philippines.

10th Anniversary of the Network for Social Democracy in Asia (Socdem Asia)

On August 29 2019, social democratic and progressive political parties across Asia will come together in Kuala Lumpur to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Network for Social Democracy in Asia (Socdem Asia).

Socdem Asia is the only platform for social democratic, progressive parties in the region and the Asian affiliate
organization of the Progressive Alliance.

This year’s theme will be “Breaking Through: A Decade of Social Democratic Struggles and Victories”. This event
will serve to reflect Socdem Asia's victories and struggles and weave a narrative on the impact of our social democratic project.

Also attending are delegations from fellow progressive political parties and organizations from Asia, Europe and the Middle East.