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9th International Conference: Shrinking Civic Space in Asia

  • August 21-23, 2024
  • Full-day
  • Bangkok, Thailand

Asia Centre’s 9th Annual International Conference will revolve around stories of resistance and pushback in defense of civic space in Asia. This topic is pressing and timely given the widespread contraction of civic spaces in the region, which poses a threat to the future of democratic societies. Registration is open to all presenters and participants from academic institutions, media outlets and journalist associations, businesses, national and regional civil society organizations, international NGOs, political parties, parliaments, government agencies, and intergovernmental organizations to facilitate knowledge sharing and networking. Researchers and practitioners wishing to present papers or share their experiences are invited to submit a title and abstract of 300–340 words in English, together with a biographical paragraph of 100 words, here. For those submitting papers, full papers should be 5,000 words (Please refer to the Style Sheet Guidelines). Following the international conference, the Asia Centre will publish the Conference Proceedings. Guidelines for the Conference Proceedings can be found here. Please contact us at contact@asiacentre.org Register here

Open Data Day 2024

Open Development Cambodia Organization (ODC), in partnership with The Asia Foundation (TAF) will host the Open Data Day (ODD) on 2 March 2024, focusing on “Open Data for Sustainable and Inclusive Development for All.” The ODD 2024 will provide a safe space for marginalized and vulnerable groups to express their concerns, share their experiences, and be exposed to talk on open data and digital development in Cambodia. Various activities, including keynote speeches, presentations from open data experts, and hackathons, can enlighten marginalized and vulnerable groups\' knowledge of open data and sustainable development in Cambodia. The event is funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade through the Asia Foundation\'s Ponlok Chomnes: Data and Dialogue for Development in Cambodia Program.    Don’t miss this chance to network with other open data enthusiasts, learn new skills, and contribute to a more open and inclusive world.​​ People with disabilities are encouraged to participate. Program: English and Khmer Register now: http://tinyurl.com/m78knss7

Science Talk #6: Current Situation of Drought in Cambodia

  • January 30, 2024
  • 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.
  • To be confirmed
  • January 25, 2024

The event provides an opportunity for 25 participants from media institutions, universities, indigenous groups, and civil societies to meet with scientists in the field of environment to obtain scientific data for use in their work. This event is co-organized by CamboJA and Open Development Cambodia (ODC) under funding support from USAID through fhi360. Register: https://forms.office.com/r/PeAxg2vSs5

Youth Interfaith Leaders Fellowship on Climate Change

Faith For Our Planet, in partnership with Duke University’s prestigious Divinity School, has launched an exciting new program for climate conscious youth leaders from around the world. Whether you are a religious leader, a climate activist, an early career professional in a faith-based organization or a recent graduate who’s just starting out – as long as you’re eager to learn how to mobilize faith communities to combat climate change, we’ve got you covered. For more information: http://faithforourplanet.org/youth-fellowship/ For registration: https://rb.gy/40ezv

Conference on Southeast Asia’s Economic Research and Development

The conference intends to discuss the history of economic thought, economic research and development in Southeast Asia. This conference aims to provide an opportunity to PhD students, young scholars, and researchers in the field of economics and social science to share their research and exchange knowledge in different study agendas and backgrounds, as well as to receive feedback on their work from senior researchers and practitioners. Important Dates The last date for abstract submission: 31st August 2023 Notification for selected abstract: 15th September 2023 The last date for submission of the full paper: 15th October 2023 Notification for selected full papers/paper presenters: 30th October 2023 Conferenced date: 16-17th December 2023 Registration: https://fs8.formsite.com/CNZLjX/rule2023/index For more information: https://rb.gy/w9n5q

Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption

The Conference of the States Parties (COSP) is the main policymaking body of the United Nations Convention against Corruption. It supports States parties and signatories in their implementation of the Convention, and gives policy guidance to UNODC to develop and implement anti-corruption activities. For further information: https://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/corruption/COSP/conference-of-the-states-parties.html