SAAPE Declarations

SAAPE Call for Rapid Response from the South Asian Governments to Fight the COVID19 Crisis and to build unitedly long-term public health care for South Asians

11 April 2020 SAAPE is concerned about the great danger that COVID-19 pandemic poses in South Asia. The pandemic has already made the lives of the people miserable and woeful. The world is entering in a new phase of history. The pandemic has exposed the ugly face of the neoliberalism which has miserably failed to protect our […]

Kathmandu Declaration, 2006

Adopted during the 2nd General Assembly of SAAPE (2-3 July 2006) The Kathmandu Declaration was adopted during the second General Assembly of SAAPE, that took place on 2-3 July 2006 on the theme, “Struggles for Grassroots Democracy: South Asian, Civil Society Perspective.” WE, THE PARTICIPANTS OF THE SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE SOUTH ASIA ALLIANCE […]

Kathmandu Declaration on Climate Crisis, 2011

KATHMANDU DECLARATION ON CLIMATE CRISIS Adopted in the South Asia Regional Conference on Climate Change 1-2 January 2011 We the representatives farmers’ organisations, political organizations and parties, civil society organizations and non-government organizations from Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and Nepal having gathered at Katmandu on 1st and 2nd January 2011, with the objective of […]

Kathmandu Declaration 2016

Fifth General Assembly, 2-3 September 2016 We, the members of the Fifth General Assembly, of SAAPE, having met at Kathmandu, Nepal from 2-3, September, 2016, do hereby, unanimously adopt this declaration. We have assembled at this fifth General Assembly as South Asians drawn from Afghanistan, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Maldives and Nepal and […]

Colombo Declaration, 2003

SAAPE statement from 1st meeting of the General Assembly, Colombo, Sri Lanka The First General Assembly of SAAPE met in Colombo from 14 to 16 June 2003. Representatives from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka focal organisations, independent social movement activists, mass organisations, academics, non-government organisations and members from civil society organisations […]