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The Samdhana Institute - An Asian Center for Social and Environmental Renewal


Our Purpose


The Samdhana Institute works to:


  • Offer opportunities as well as support for individuals and groups to remove themselves from their immediate environment and reflect upon and communicate their experience and ideas.
  • Enhance and enrich understanding of innovative approaches to sustainable resource management and broaden options for local communities.

Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy  (TCHRD) is a registered non-governmental human rights organisation established in January 1996 in Dharamsala (India) with the mission to protect the human rights of the Tibetan people in Tibet and promote the principles of democracy in the exile Tibetan community.


Established in 1998, the Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies promotes an interdisciplinary approach to area studies in order to better understand the world’s diverse regions. The school aims to train specialists in Asian and African area studies, who have a global perspective, but also retain a detailed understanding of localities.

The Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP) is a regional, intergovernmental and autonomous organisation. It was established on 6 July 1979 at the initiative of the countries of the Asia-Pacific region and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations with support from several other UN bodies and donors. The Centre came into being to meet the felt needs of the developing countries at that time as an institution for promoting integrated rural development in the region.


 

iDE is a global effort that spans offices in 14 countries, encompassing 4 social enterprises, employing nearly 1,000 people directly, and indirectly enabling many more through our market-based approaches in agriculture; water, sanitation, and health; and finance. 

Our beliefs are best summarized in a series of simple statements that guide our daily actions.

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Womankind Worldwide is a global women’s rights organisation working in solidarity and equal partnership with women’s rights organisations and movements to transform the lives of women.

 

Our vision is of a just world where the rights of all women are respected, valued and realised.

Front Line Defenders

Front Line Defenders was founded in Dublin in 2001 with the specific aim of protecting human rights defenders at risk (HRDs), people who work, non-violently, for any or all of the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights(UDHR). Front Line Defenders addresses the protection needs identified by HRDs themselves.


Asian Studies Review

Asian Studies Review is a multidisciplinary journal of contemporary and modern Asia. The journal sets out to showcase high-quality scholarship on the modern histories, cultures, societies, languages, politics and religions of Asia through the publication of research articles, book reviews and review articles.


AsiaDHRRA traces its earliest roots to the 1974 Development of Human Resources in Rural Asia Workshop (DHRRAW) held in Thailand. It is a regional partnership of eleven (11) social development networks and organizations in eleven (11) Asian nations that envisions Asian rural communities that are just, free, prosperous, living in peace and working in solidarity towards self-reliance. To achieve this, the network’s mission is to be an effective


Tensões Mundiais

Tensões mundiais (Tensões mundiais)

A revista Tensões Mundiais é uma publicação quadrimestral do Observatório das Nacionalidades, grupo formado por pesquisadoras e pesquisadores de diversas instituições e áreas do conhecimento. Ela está avaliada pela CAPES com conceito A2 na área de Ciência Política e Relações Internacionais e se vincula ao Programa de Pós-Graduação em Sociologia (PPGS), bem como ao Programa de Pós-graduação em Políticas Públicas (PPPP), ambos da Universidade Estadual do Ceará (UECE).

Journal of Contemporary Asia

JCA is an established refereed publication. It appeared quarterly from 1970 to 2016. From 2017, it has appeared 5 times a year.