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The Aquino Administration at the mid of its term

Assessment of its policies and achievements in key areas

When Benigno (Noynoy) Aquino was elected in May 2010, it was a huge wave of hope that swept him in a landslide victory into the office of the Philippine President. However, there are also critical voices with regard to the selectiveness of his public campaigning against corruption. more…

Dr. Peter Köppinger | Country Reports | May 8, 2013

After Elections: A Guidepost in Local Governance

Second Edition

The first edition of this book was published by KAS shortly before the 2010 elections. After receiving positive comments from local officials on the original publication, this second edition is published, including 4 additional and new parts. This book has been made available for the newly elected local officials in the May 2013 elections. more…

April 1, 2013

Kêtindêg, Volume 1 Issue 4

IPDEV's quarterly Newsletter, January 2013

Here you can find the latest edition of IPDEV's Newsletter for download. Enjoy reading! more…

March 27, 2013

IPDEV’s Froilyn Mendoza elected the IP’s voice in the Transition Commission


The IPDEV project is pleased to announce that groups from the indigenous communities hailed the appointment of Ms Froilyn Mendoza as member of the Transition Commission (TC). The TC will hammer out the Basic Law for the Bangsamoro political entity, replacing the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). more…

March 5, 2013

Commemorating the United Nations´ World Interfaith Harmony Week

Message by Dr Peter Köppinger

On occasion of the United Nations´ World Interfaith Harmony Week on 04 February 2013 hosted by H.Em. Luis Antonio Cardinal G. Tagle, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Manila, Dr Köppinger contributed the following speech on the implications of Interfaith Harmony for the political life in the Philippines. more…

February 4, 2013