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May 1, 2010

EC co-funded project on Democratic Local Governance launched (DELGOSEA)

On 1st March 2010, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung together with five partner organizations from Southeast-Asia started to implement the 2.5 year project “Partnership for Democratic Local Governance in Southeast-Asia”. The 1.8 Mio project is co-funded by the European Commission and the German Ministry for Development Cooperation. more…

April 20, 2010

German Members of Parliament visit the Philippines

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Regional Programme on Political Dialogue Asia brought Mr. David James McAllister, Chairman of Christian Democratic Union (CDU) in Lower Saxony, Mr. Dirk Toepffer, CDU Member of State Parliament of Lower Saxony, Ms Swantje Hartmann, CDU Member of State Parliament of Lower Saxony, and Ms Aline Fiedler, Cultural Speaker of CDU Saxony States to Asian countries from March 20-27 for a Political Information and Dialogue Program to the Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore. more…

April 5, 2010

9th Young Economists Convention tackles Recovery, Development and Social Market Economy

The Young Economists’ Convention (YEC) was recently held last March 5-6, 2010 at the College of Saint Benilde Hotel. This year, the 9th YEC focused its discussion on Recovery, Development and Social Market Economy (SME) as a timely response to the different problems affecting the financial world. Considered as one of the alternatives in recovering the economic condition of the country, SME and its implications will be the focus of this discussion. more…

March 29, 2010

PCID-KAS Hold Lecture Series in Davao Universities

Three lectures were sponsored by the Philippine Council for Islam and Democracy and the Konrad Adenaur Stiftung in Davao City in partnership with Ateneo De Davao University and the University of the Philippines-Mindanao. more…

February 23, 2010

KAS OFFICE RELOCATES

Kindly be advised that starting February 24, 2010 the new office will be located at 5/F Cambridge Center, 108 Tordesillas cor. Gallardo Sts., Salcedo Village, Makati City. We will keep our old telephone numbers and email addresses but anticipate delay in its transfer. For anything urgent, kindly feel free to contact us through these numbers: portable landline no: +63 (2) 486 1756; mobile no.: +63 (926) 629 6407.

January 11, 2010

How to Win an Election: Lessons from the Experts 2nd Edition

How to Win an Election 2nd edition is an update of the very successful How to Win an Election: Lessons from the Experts that is suppose to assist candidates and campaigners in planning and conducting successful and meaningful election campaigns. more…

December 17, 2009

Leveling The 2010 Local Election Playing Field

(PHOTO: Isabela Governor Ma. Gracia Cielo “Grace” Padaca shares her experience winning against the 30-year political dynasty of the Dys) A workshop for neophyte politicians was conducted by the Ateneo School of Government in partnership with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Emmanuel Pelaez Foundation. The workshop assisted individuals aspiring for locally elected positions-giving them a winning chance in the 2010 elections. more…

November 23, 2009

Rey Magno Teves dies of pneumonia, age 65

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung would like to extend its deepest condolences to the family of Rey Magno Teves, who passed away last Nov. 12, 2009 of acute pneumonia. Teves was a partner of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung for almost 40 years in its efforts to build a strong Christian-Democratic movement. He also served as the executive director of the Technical Assistance Centre for the Development of Rural and Urban Poor, based in DAvao city and has been... more…

October 14, 2009

Klaus Preschle bids farewell, welcomes Peter Koeppinger

(Photo, L-R: Dr. Peter Koeppinger, Mr. Klaus Preschle (background), former Pres. Fidel V. Ramos) The grand ballroom of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel buzzed with 250 close friends of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung to bid farewell to outgoing country representative of 6 ½ years Klaus Preschle. Among them former President Fidel V. Ramos, who aside from thanking his dear friend Klaus Preschle, took the opportunity to give presidential aspirant National Defense Secretary Gilbert Teodoro unsolicited... more…

October 12, 2009

Voices of Dissent

(Photo: "Power Women" former Sen. Santanina Rasul and Amina Rasul) Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) partner, the Philippine Council for Islam and Democracy (PCID) launched a publication, Voices of Dissent: A Postscript to the MOA-AD Decision, last September 11, 2009 at the Powerbooks Megamall. The book features essays written by noted Muslim peace advocates as well as non-Muslim legal scholars that present contrary views to the Supreme Court decision declaring the Memorandum of Agreement on... more…