Event Reports

Learning Visit of High-Ranking Officials from the Philippines to Berlin and Dresden, Germany

High-ranking representatives from the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) of the Philippines visited Berlin and Dresden, Germany from 23 to 27 June 2019 and had discussions on federalism and how it impacts actors in different levels with different personalities and representatives from the local, state, and federal level in Germany.

The Role of CSOs in working with the Government to Advance Competitiveness and Inclusive Growth

Day 1 of 2nd LoGIC CSO Forum: the Role of CSOs in Working with Government to Advance Competitiveness and Inclusive Growth.

LoGIC Project Midterm Review Workshop

The LoGIC Project Management Team and select representatives from partner institutions in the local government units and civil society organizations participated the Project Midterm Review Workshop last April 29-30, 2019 at the Chateau Royale Hotel in Nasugbu, Batangas.

Transformation of Work in Asia-Pacific in the 21st Century

Key Policy Implications

AIM President and Dean Jikyeong Kang set the tone of the event by delivering the opening remarks. Dr. Kang discussed the desired outcome of the forum – igniting conversation on education and human capital development in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). Dr. Kang emphasized, among many recommendations, innovation and training to prepare the future workforce.

KAS Partners Meeting

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Philippines Office ends February with a KAS Partners' workshop on federalism. This served as a venue for partners to present and discuss with one another their current projects on federalism. It also paved the way for KAS to bring closer cooperation and project collaboration among their partners.

Breakfast Meeting with the Cardinal for World Interfaith Harmony Week

On its 8th year, the theme of the Breakfast Meeting with the Cardinal was celebrating truth, sincerity, and forgiveness. Attended by the diplomatic corps, institutions from many religious denominations, and other institutions, the meeting began with a Welcome Address from the Minister of Ecumenical and Inter-Faith Affairs of the Archdiocese of Manila, Rev. Fr. Carlos V. Reyes.

The 2019 SWS Survey Review

The Social Weather Stations (SWS) Survey Review captures the sentiments of Filipinos, covering a variety of topics: politics, economics, religion, international relations, etc. Organized by the Asian Institute of Management Rizalino S. Navarro Policy Center for Competitiveness and supported by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) Philippines, the SWS, led by its President Dr. Mahar Mangahas, presented their survey results from 2018.

A Historic Vote for the Future of Bangsamoro

Yes or No?

KAS Philippines Country Director Prof. Dr. Stefan Jost took part in the “Desisyon 2019: a special coverage of the Bangsamoro Organic Law plebiscite” organized by its partner, the Institute for Autonomy and Governance in Cotabato City last 20-22 January 2019.

Maritime Disputes in the South China Sea

Navigating the Diplomatic Waters

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Philippines Office, the Asian Institute of Management Rizalino S. Navarro Policy Center for Competitiveness, and Ruhr-Universität Bochum held a conference, "Maritime Disputes in the South China Sea: Navigating the Diplomatic Waters" on Friday, 23 November 2018 at the Makati Diamond Residences.

Public Service Delivery Practices in Southeast Asia

The Partnership for Democratic Local Governance in Southeast Asia (DELGOSEA) marks the end of its event in Singapore. The meeting focused on the topic, “Public Service Delivery Practices in Southeast Asia.”

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The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, its educational institutions, centres and foreign offices, offer several thousand events on various subjects each year. We provide up to date and exclusive reports on selected conferences, events and symposia at www.kas.de. In addition to a summary of the contents, you can also find additional material such as pictures, speeches, videos or audio clips.

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