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December 8, 2010

Misamis Oriental’s Select Clusters Adapt Thailand's Best Practice Model on Fiscal Management and Investment Promotion

Since the beginning of March this year, Local Government Development Foundation (LOGODEF) entered into partnership with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and organizations from 4 other Southeast Asian nations for a project co-funded by the European Commission. The action is entitled Partnership for Democratic Local Governance in Southeast Asia which involves the identification and exchange of best practices on democratic local governance in select the thematic fields. more…

December 2, 2010

VIIIth World Congress: Constitutions and Principles

The International Association of Constitutional Law will conduct its VIIIth World Congress "Constitutions and Principles" in Mexico City (Dec 6-10). This international conference is a unique opportunity for constitutional jurists worldwide to exchange views and ideas on current constitutional matters with an international dimension. The conference is supported by the Rule of Law Programme of KAS which shares the common purpose to promote better solutions to constitutional challenges worldwide. more…

November 10, 2010

Additional Seven Municipalities Signed MOA with KAS partner, LOGODEF, Under Misamis Oriental GIS-Comprehensive Planning Program

Seven new municipalities, the Provincial Government of Misamis Oriental, Misamis Oriental Department of Interior and Local Government, and Local Government Development Foundation signed a Memorandum of Agreement to formalize new partnerships under the Integrated Geographic Information System Comprehensive Planning Training Program last July 26, 2010 at the Pryce Plaza Hotel in Cagayan de Oro City. more…

November 5, 2010

Dialogue of Inter-Municipal Teams on the Geographic Information System

Municipal mayors and regional government officials of the Department of Interior and Local Government participated in a dialogue organized by KAS partner, the Local Government Development Foundation. The dialogue centered on strengthening the coordination and partnership between the participating municipalities, surfaced key issues in implementing their respective Geographic Information System programs, and identified possible action points to be pursued together with the national government. more…

October 30, 2010

Reorganization of the Conference of Mayors

KAS Partner Local Government Development Foundation, commonly known as LOGODEF, convened its 16 formal Mindanao partner municipalities to discuss training program direction, solicit recommendations and organized a unified body for their respective local chief executives known as the Conference of Mayors last July 27, 2010 at the Grand Ballroom of the Pryce Plaza Hotel in Cagayan de Oro City. more…

October 22, 2010

Capacity Building Workshop on Geographic Information System for Local Government Units

Local government officials in Misamis Oriental, Northern Mindanao are afforded the opportunity to apply an effective Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to their operations as well as coordinate with neighboring local government units through the capacity building and comprehensive planning session organized and facilitated by KAS partner the Local Government Development Foundation (LOGODEF). more…

October 19, 2010

Philippine Consortium on Good Local Governance Strategic Planning and 1st General Assembly

Key decision makers and advocates of good local governance met for the first General Assembly of the Philippine Consortium on Good Local Governance convened by KAS partner, the Local Government Development Foundation (LOGODEF). more…

October 1, 2010

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Philippines Office under Dr. Peter Koeppinger

On the occasion of the blessing of the new office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Philippine branch, the KAS Resident Representative, Dr. Peter Köppinger, took the opportunity to address the foundation’s partners and friends. Special guests included Secretary Leila de Lima of the Department of Justice, German Member of Parliament Sabine Weiss and former Senator Aquilino Pimentel, Jr.. more…

September 29, 2010

Centrist Democracy for the educated

Arellano University, together with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, organized a forum with officers and members of Centrist Democratic Movement Manila titled “A Forum on Centrist Democracy: Change towards Socio-Economic and Political Order.” Attended by 150 students and professors of political science in Arellano University, the forum served to introduce the values and principles of centrist democracy. more…

September 15, 2010

"Break the Cartels" - Prof. Dr. Ruediger von Rosen

Former spokesperson of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, Prof. Dr. Rüdiger von Rosen, stated “Break the cartels,” during a workshop on Corporate Governance and the Role of the State in Regulating National and International Financial Markets on August 26 – 27 at the Asian Institute of Management Conference Center, Makati City. more…