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Addressing the Critical Issues Facing Asia - 60 Years
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List Thumb A Legal Aid Delivers Justice in Indonesia Millions of poor and marginalized Indonesians live without the full protection of the law. Securing access to justice for these citizens is a vital component of reducing poverty and vulnerability and delivering democratic...

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List Thumb A Critical Issues: Access to Justice & Human Rights Weak legal institutions and poorly functioning systems of justice pose challenges to citizens throughout Asia in resolving disputes, enforcing their rights, and accessing benefits to which they are legally entitled. This...

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List Thumb A Critical Issues: Transparency & Accountability Corruption is deeply entrenched in many Asian countries and continues to erode public trust in democratic processes and in public institutions. Accountable governance institutions are essential to sustainable growth in Asia,...

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List Thumb A Community Policing in Timor-Leste As citizens of the newest independent nation in Asia, the people of Timor-Leste have high hopes for the Policia Nacional de Timor-Leste (PNTL) as a vanguard of peace, stability, and justice. However, the PNTL is still a...

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List Thumb A Improving Lives, Expanding Opportunities for 20 Years in Mongolia The Asia Foundation Mongolia is marking its 20th anniversary in Mongolia this year. As one of the first NGOs to be invited to Mongolia, the Foundation began implementing programs in 1990, formally opening its office in 1993....

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List Thumb A The Asia Foundation in Indonesia For nearly six decades, The Asia Foundation has worked with Indonesian partners to help consolidate democracy, strengthen civil society, promote economic growth, and improve government services in Indonesia. The Foundation and...

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List Thumb A Access to Justice in Timor-Leste In a country where local courts are very new and the legal framework is rapidly changing, local citizens often have little access to legal information and dispute resolution mechanisms. The Asia Foundation supports groups of...

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List Thumb A Community Oriented Policing in Indonesia Working with local partners, The Asia Foundation's Community-Oriented Policing Program (COP) aims to improve public security by promoting dialogue between police and citizens. When the police better understand citizens' needs...

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List Thumb A TLAC: Tsunami Rights and Legal Aid Referral Center The Indian Ocean Tsunami of December 2004 left severe legal repercussions in its wake -- such as land disputes, death certificates for missing people, and applications for the adoption or guardianship of tsunami orphans. Many...

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