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ENoP (European Network of Political Foundations) online conference: Political parties in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic

16th September 2020
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM CET

Delhi 8:30 PM; Kathmandu 8:45 PM; Yangon 9:30 PM; Bangkok, Jakarta 10:00 PM; Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Ulaanbaatar 11:00 PM; Dili, Seoul, Tokyo 12:00 AM; Canberra 1:00 AM; Auckland 3:00 PM

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected not only the socio-economic aspect of people’s lives, but it also had a strong impact on political life around the world. Over the last months we observe negative tendencies of decrease in civil liberties and power concentration in political leaders under the pretext of measures against the propagation of the virus. The following session will explore the implications of the crisis on political parties and the mechanisms they put in place to fight against undemocratic measures, aimed at silencing opposition actors. It would further explore the challenges linked to elections and the impact on internal party democracy processes.

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Free Verse Night For Democracy: A Youth Celebration on the International Day of Democracy

The spirit of democracy flourishes through the creative energies of the youth. IUSY and SOCDEM ASIA invite you to a youth celebration on the International Day of Democracy. The event will feature live performances from young artists, poets, and musicians. See you there!

September 15, 2020

2:00 PM (Central European Time/CET)
5:30 PM Delhi (GMT +5:30)
5:45 PM Kathmandu (GMT +5:45)
6:30 PM Yangon (GMT +6:30)
7:00 PM Jakarta, Bangkok (GMT +7:00)
8:00 PM Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Ulaanbaatar (GMT +8:00)
9:00 PM Dili (GMT +9:00)

Register now at: http://bit.ly/intldayofdemocracy

Political Management Training for Young Progressives (PMT) Cluster I: Ideology

The Political Management Training for Young Progressives (PMT) holds its first online cluster for the year on Ideology. We are joined by esteemed scholar Prof. Thomas Meyer (author of Theory of Social Democracy) to discuss the foundations of social democracy as a political ideology and how it has been applied by societies and governments and the how this can help us in out current context and build a better future for all.

Register now at: https://bit.ly/pmtideology