Dear All,

We would like to inform you that the ASEAN Civil Society Conference (ACSC)/ ASEAN Peoples' Forum (APF) will take place in Singapore from November 2-4, 2018 and due to limitation of the fund and space, total number of participants is limited 200+, so that each ASEAN country will have to limit the number of participants regardless of their size and population to 18+ . 

The Regional Steering Committee has sent an information about participating at the conference. The information is as follows:

Registration info - Application first

As there are limited spaces this year (200 for non-RSC) for ACSC/APF 2018 due to budget and higher cost of event hosting in Singapore, we invite interested civil society and grassroots representatives to either, fill out the following online Application of Interest (AOI) forms or by writing to your country RSC representative. If your work does not mainly belong in any country in Southeast Asia, please contact the Regional RSC representatives. The Secretariat will send you a confirmation email if you are successful.


  1. A. Use link and please fill in the form:


  1. B.Contact relevant RSC representative (Country rep if country based issues/ Regional caucus rep if work is not based on one single country in Southeast Asia)

They with the help of the NOCs will help us gather the following information from you.

In either the form or through your RSC contact, you will need to provide

  1. 1. Full name
  2. 2. Email contact
  3. 3. Organisation you represent
  4. 4. Type of organisation (National/regional)
  5. 4. Country/Region your work mainly concerns
  6. 5. Need for Singapore Visa
  7. 6. What can you contribute to this ACSC/APF2018?
  8. 7. Thematic convergence issues (out of the 6) your organisation works on
  9. 8. How will the ACSC/APF 2018 benefit you?
  10. 9. Security and safety risk information to you and your organisation (1 low-> 5 High) 

10.Which ACSC/APF 2018 committee you belong to, if any

11.Whether you can self-fund for travel and/or accommodation for 1-4th November


10 Oct Submit applications by this date

15 Oct Latest by which you will receive confirmation if you have secured a place.

Pay for your flight ticket/accommodation only after you have been confirmed officially (10-15Oct) by the ACSC/APF 2018 secretariat.

The organising team will consider applications under the values of

fairness, transparency, accountability, inclusivity and diversity


Guide questions to follow for each application review are:

  1. 1. How applicants would benefit from their participation/What can they contribute to this year’s ACSC/APF?
  2. 2. Convergence issue representation (that their work focuses on)
  3. 3. Diversity (include minority of those whose issues/work may not be fully represented by this year’s CS themes but will add value to the ACSC/APF)

Please note that all the cost for attending to the conference will have to be borne out by the participant or respective organization with additional cost of Registration fee of US$ 35 each.

If you do not want to use online application, you can use the attached application form in Word format to U Ngwe Thein at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or Dr. May Shi Sho at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ( Regional Steering Committee members)  latest October 10, 2018.

 Application Form for ACSC/APF

Please visit following website for detailed information of ASEAN Civil Society Conference (ACSC)/ ASEAN Peoples' Forum (APF).