Local Partnerships for Integrity and Job Creation in ASEAN

Learning from the Philippine Example

On 25 August, participants from ASEAN countries including Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam will discuss practical solutions and options for creating and sustaining a culture of integrity in local government units.


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.


BBL in the Pipes: Where Do We Go From Here?

A Media and Politics Roundtable Discussion

The second of the Media and Politics roundtable discussion series was held last May 25, 2015 at the Makati Shangri-La.


Campaigning for Success

Public Relations and Social Media for Political Parties

The purpose of this event is to further educate centrist-minded individuals on campaigning, the importance of public relations and social media.


Project I4J Participates in the LMP General Assembly

For two consecutive years, Project i4J has participated as one of the exhibitors during the General Assembly of Municipal Mayors.


The Politics of Nation Building

A Roundtable Discussion with General Jose Almonte

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and the Center for Reform and Development (CRD) held a roundtable discussion last Wednesday, March 25 at the Writers Bar at Raffles Makati.


Implications of Mamasapano on the Peace Process

Moving Forward

On March 5, KAS’s partners and other groups, organized a conference on the effect of the Mamasapano incident on the peace process in Mindanao.


KAS and LOGODEF to Host National Conference on Decentralization in the Philippines

Time to Reconfigure: Decentralization in a Changing Environment

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and the Local Government Development Foundation (LOGODEF) will be holding a National Conference on Local Governance next Thursday, February 12, at The Peninsula Manila.


Time to Reconfigure: Decentralization in a Changing Environment

National Conference in Local Governance

On the 11th and 12th of February, the conference on decentralization took place in The Peninsula Manila. Organizers of this event were KAS and LOGODEF, which also celebrated the 26th anniversary of their partnership.


Campaigning for Democracy

Organizing Genuine Parties on the Local Level

As part of his visit to the Philippines from the 8th until the 13th of February 2015, Mr. Bernhard Kaster met with centrist democrat leaders for a roundtable discussion.

The Limits of Populism during COVID-19

Missed the KAS Philippines webinar on the "The Limits of Populism during COVID-19" last Friday? We got you covered!

Effects of COVID-19 on the Global Political Order

The Political Ramifications of COVID-19

Missed the KAS Philippines webinar on the "Effects of COVID-19 on the Global Political Order" last Friday? We got you covered!

LoGIC Team Organizes National Integrity Forum

“Integrity is a crucial determinant of trust, and trust in state institutions is the basic requirement for stable and functioning democracy. Democracy starts from below. The LGUs are an important level [This level is where the government is face-to-face with the citizen].” Dr. Stefan Jost, Country Director of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Office in the Philippines, said in his welcoming remarks during the National Integrity Forum last September 17, 2020. The forum was organized by the Local Government Integrity Circles (LoGIC) Project, together with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP). Dr. Jost added, on the importance of the Project’s integrity-building work, that the Project’s focus is on the local level as a result of years of work, but collaboration with civil society and businesses is required.

Adjustment of KAS activities due to COVID-19 in the Philippines

Dear friends of KAS Philippines, in lieu of the current COVID-19 outbreak, our office in Manila has decided to postpone all its scheduled events for the months of March and April to ensure not only the safety of our personnel but as well as the general welfare of all parties involved in our activities.

MOU Signing with Anti-Red Tape Authority

The LoGIC Project and the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) strengthened their partnership through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding at the ARTA office, February 12.

Meeting with the Anti-Red Tape Authority

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Philippines Office met with the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) to discuss the finalization of the Memorandum of Understanding with the Local Government Integrity Circles Project at the ARTA Office in Makati, January 31.

The 2020 SWS Survey Review

The Asian Institute of Management (AIM) Rizalino S. Navarro Policy Center for Competitiveness, with the support from the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Philippines Office, organized the 2020 Social Weather Station (SWS) Survey Review.

DELACSE Bangsamoro Study Tour

KAS Philippines Country Director Prof. Dr. Stefan Jost participated in the DELACSE Bangsamoro study tour in Dili, Timor Leste last 08-13 December.

Good Practices on Solid Waste Management in Southeast Asia

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Philippines Office in partnership with the Association of Cities of Viet Nam convened the members of the Partnership for Democratic Local Governance in Southeast Asia (DELGOSEA) for their annual meeting.

Conference on the State of Decentralization in the Philippines

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), with support from the KAS Philippines Office, organized the Conference on the State of Decentralization in the Philippines.