Southeast Asia Dialogue ( is an online public resource for updated information sharing concerning the accountability, transparency and anti-corruption practices in ASEAN Member States, including the roles of national governments, regional and international agencies and agreements, ASEAN Inter-parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) Member Parliaments, civil society organisations, and citizens.

The goal is to help enable the informed participation of all stakeholders in decision making processes, believing that openness and trust in government will enhance people’s lives and ensure effective functioning of democratic systems.

To this end, Southeast Asia Dialogue will curate and share information on aspects of anti-corruption including open data, open government, freedom of information, governance during disasters, legal guarantees, and others. It will also feature links to CSOs, anti-corruption agencies and mechanisms in the region. Events, activities and research will be shared here on a regular basis.

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Vietnam’s anti-corruption war

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Towards public transparency in ASEAN

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