Promoting Social Democratic Thinking, Alternatives and Practices

Young Progressives

Political Management Training for Young Progressives is an institutionalized regional program that capacitates its young, emerging leaders from its ranks with tools that aid and advance their political work. PMT asia, at the same time, consolidates these young leaders to help advance collective goals in the future under their progressive leadership. Progressive youth organizations from Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Timor Leste undergo a 10-day program distributed in two clusters within a school year.

Young activists and politicians meet for PMT Batch 5

Now on it’s 5th batch, the Political Management Training for Young Progressives (PMT) once again convened young activists and politicians from all over Asia for 5 days of skills-building and knowledge-sharing across ideological and thematic topics. 

Representatives from social democratic parties in Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, South Korea, Thailand, and Timor-Leste met in Cebu City, Philippines to undergo trainings on progressive leadership, facilitation for social justice and political communications. 

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Young progressives train for the challenge!

Young progressives from Asia gathered from October 29 – November 3 in Batangas, Philippines to gear up for the greater political challenges ahead.

SocDem Asia, in partnership with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES), Olof Palme International Center (OPIC) and Australian Labour International (ALI), trained young leaders through the second leg of the Political Management Training (PMT) 2.

In a time of shrinking democratic spaces in Asia, young political leaders gathered to discuss and learn skills on campaigning, negotiating and dealing with social issues in the region. The participants came from the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, East Timor, Myanmar, and Thailand.

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How to apply

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