Bangkok meeting program & participants (July 29 status) 

 

ASIA PACIFIC SOCIAL FORUM PROCESS MEETING:

Bringing together people’s movements, networks, NGOs, policy activists to build the social forum space 

 

Dates: 10, 11, 12 th August 2022 Bangkok, Thailand.

 

Bangkok time is UTC+7h  

 

10 Aug 2022- start after lunch. 

 

Session One: 1.30 - 5 pm  ( for this session 1 PUBLIC ACCESS THROUGH FACEBOOK LIVE)

Welcome and Introductions by ACFOD

-Moderated by ACFOD

- About WSF: CADTM 

-About APSF process: WPC

- Overview of situation in Asia Pacific region: Walden  (online)  and others 

Interventions from networks/sectors, countries (3 minutes each) 

Myanmar : ALTSEAN-BURMA

East Asia: APSD

Indonesia: Kemitraan

Asia Pacific:  hotspots in the region-IPB

West Asia :iraqi social forum facilitating committee

Nepal-SAAPE

 India: Green Peace and Vikalp sangam, 

SriLanka: NAFSO

Bangladesh DBM

Thailand : ACFOD

Pakistan  AEPF  -PKR

Asia: MFA

Malaysia: PHF

 

EVENING: : Dinner hosted by University Dean of Social Sciences

 

11 Aug 2022

 

Session Two: 9 am -12pm ---------------------------------------------------

Moderator: -TBD 

Debates in the International Council of the World Social Forum, seen from Asian perspective- Discussion to be initiated by WPC

Followed by interactive discussion on participation of Asians in the International Council and global process

 

LUNCH

 

Session three : 1.00 pm -------------------------------------------------------------------

Two moderators  TBD to initiate discussions on future of Asia Pacific Social Forum

Possible events, processes, methodologies

 

12 Aug 2022

Session Four: 9am -12pm --------------------------------------------------------------------

Two moderators  TBD

Learning from social movements engaged with authoritarian regimes: learning from social movements: Discussion on themes, issues, strategies in the region

 

Conclusions Next steps

 

LUNCH

 

Participants (status 29 july)

 

name

country

organization

link

Bangladesh   (TBC)

Democratic Budget Movement

www.democraticbudget.org

indonesia

KotaKita

www.kotakita.org

india

VJC

www.vishwajyoticommu.org

india

WPC housing

https://workingpeoplescharter.in/

korea

Asia Civil Society Partnership for Sustainable Development (APSD)

www.APSD2030.org

Thailand

Focus on global south

focusweb.org

India

BDS mouvement

bdsmovement.net

Nepal

RRN Rural Reconstruction Nepal

www.rrn.org.np

india

greenpeace

Www.greenpeace.org

india

Working Peoples Coalition, Centre for Social Equity and Wada Na Todo Abhiyan

https://workingpeoplescharter.in/

iraq (TBC)

| IRAQI INSTITUTION FOR DEVELOPMENT "IID"

Web: www.iidiraqi.org

Bangladesh

Manab Unnayan Kendra MUK

india

Human Rights Alert

H. R. A. Manipur

Thailand

ACFOD

https://acfod.org

Philippines

International Peace Bureau

ipb.org

AltseanBurma

https://www.altsean.org/

Pakistan

Pakistan Kissan Rabita Committee

https://www.facebook.com/Pakistan-Kissan-Rabita-Committee-110643847317506/

thailand / indonesia

Asia Democracy Network

Www.adnasia.org

indonesia ( TBC)

KEMITRAAN

www.kemitraan.or.id

Thailand

asia center 

https://asiacentre.org/

malyasia

People Health Forum

https://www.facebook.com/Peopleshealthforum.msia/

india

3.5 collective

Bangladesh

Right to food /Wave

Https://rtfbangladesh.org

India

AREDS

https://projects.ituc-csi.org/areds?lang=en 

india

Ambedkar Center for Action and Research

www.acar.org.in

india

Maarga

www.maarga.org.in

Thailand

HomeNet Southeast Asia (HNSEA)

www.homenetsea.org, Page: HomeNet Southeast Asia -HNSEA

India

CADTM

cadtm.org

nepal ( TBC)

SADED

Www.saded.com.np

India

Montfort Social Institute

msihyd.org

india

ACORN

www.acornfoundation.org

philippines

MFA

http://www.mfasia.org

Thailand

CPD

Thailand

YPD 

https://www.facebook.com/YPD.Thailand/