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October 13, 2016

Federalism in Focus

Delegation from the Philippines visits Berlin

From September 25, 2016 to October 1, 2016, a Philippine delegation, composed of lawmakers, political practitioners, and the media, met with Germany’s members of Parliament, practitioners, policymakers, etc. to comprehend the workings of one of the best models of federalism, Germany. more…

August 30, 2016

Designs for Success

Best Practices in Local Waste Management

Representatives of DELGOSEA member organizations, international experts and Cambodian local governments met in Siem Reap, Cambodia last August 3 to learn and explore challenges solid waste management posts for local governments in ASEAN. more…

July 26, 2016

Federalism and Constitutional Reform

Zeroing-In on the Best Practices of Federalism

On July 15 2016, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Philippines supported and contributed to the forum on federalism and constitutional reform together with the PDP Federalism Institute, entitled, "Zeroing-In on the Best Practices of Federalism." more…

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…