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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

Online Activities for Party Educators Training

The Network for Social Democracy in Asia (SocDem Asia) partnership with the Olof Palme International Center, this online training was conducted to help political party educators from the member parties of SocDem Asia on how to integrate the use of online tools which have now gained widespread use because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the measures undertaken to address it. The training looked into digital and online tools such as Slack, Zoom, and others which can be utilized to create a good learning experience for trainees.

The training focused on increasing the capacitites of parties in conducting qualitative online trainings and academies such as on knowledge of how to plan and design for effective learning online, understanding of several online learning tools and their most common features, understanding roles and responsibilities that are required to lead and conduct online learning, and designing and facilitating inclusion, participation and the use of a group’s collective intelligence and experiences.

Participants were from Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, India, Nepal, Mongolia, and Timor-Leste.