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June 28, 2016

A DELGOSEA Vision

Decentralization and Good Local Governance in ASEAN

The first DELGOSEA workshop of 2016 saw nearly 40 network members and observers from eight ASEAN countries come together in Bangkok to brainstorm on the network’s vision of good local governance and decentralisation. more…

February 16, 2016

Overcoming Dictatorship

Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Philippines Celebrates 30 Years of People Power

On February 4, 2016, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) Philippines held its landmark conference, “Overcoming Dictatorship: 30 Years of People Power” at the Discovery Primea in Makati City. more…

February 9, 2016

Start of the Implementation Phase

EU-funded Project DEPAdev to support Democratic Party Development in Mindanao

On 28 January, Democratic Party Development Bangsamoro (DEPAdev) held its public launch conference introducing the project to the public. more…

December 10, 2015

Challenges and Prospects for Cooperation

Maritime and Regional Security in the Asia Pacific

On November 20, 2015, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and AIM Rizalino S. Navarro Policy Center for Competitiveness organized a forum entitled “Maritime and Regional Security in the Asia Pacific: Challenges and Prospects for Cooperation” more…

August 7, 2015

An (Early) Assessment of His Presidency

President Aquino’s Last Mile

On June 27, 2015, Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III delivered his sixth and final State of the Nation Address (SONA) before Congress. Since Aquino, due to the term limit provided by the constitution, is not allowed to run for a second term in the national elections in May 2016, it is time for an (early) assessment of his Presidency. more…

June 16, 2015

A Step Forward

Decommissioning of MILF Military Forces Started

The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) started the first phase of their forces’ decommissioning last Tuesday. Witnessed by President Aquino 145 MILF guerillas quit their duty and handed over 75 weapons. more…

May 25, 2015

Media and Politics Roundtable Discussion

BBL in the Pipes: Where Do We Go From Here?

The second of the Media and Politics roundtable discussion series was held last May 25, 2015 at the Makati Shangri-La. more…

March 25, 2015

Roundtable Discussion with Gen. Almonte

The Politics of Nation Building

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and the Center for Reform and Development (CRD) held a roundtable discussion last Wednesday, March 25 at the Writers Bar at Raffles Makati. more…

February 27, 2015

National Conference in Local Governance

Time to Reconfigure: Decentralization in a Changing Environment

The conference, "Time to Reconfigure: Decentralization in a Changing Environment," organized by KAS and its partner, LOGODEF, served as an arena of exchange for officials from the national and local levels to discuss current issues of decentralization in the Philippines. more…

February 5, 2015

Time to Reconfigure

KAS and LOGODEF to Host National Conference on Decentralization in the Philippines

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and the Local Government Development Foundation (LOGODEF) will be holding a National Conference on Local Governance next Thursday, February 12, at The Peninsula Manila. more…