Local Governance: Coping with Emerging Challenges

LOGODEF Sosmena Lecture Series

Organized by KAS Partner the Local Government Development Foundation, in cooperation with the Association of Schools of Public Administration in the Philippines (ASPAP).

Expert talk

The New GRP Peace Panel: Challenges for the Future

With the appointment of a new GRP Peace Panel head, Department of Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Rafael Seguis, the forum will discuss future steps to take in the ongoing peace process in the south with new role-players and stakeholders.


Rekindling the Fire: A Forum on the Life and Works of Raul Sevilla Manglapus

On the Occasion of the 90th Year of His Birth

In cooperation with the Centrist Policy Institute and the Ateneo School of Government, the forum seeks to reflect back on the life of Filipino Statesman Raul S. Manglapus.---


Mindanao Young Leaders: Reclaiming Our Stakes on Mindanao Peace, Development and Governance

This activity is a whole-day event which will comprise of a round table discussion in the morning where speakers will talk about Mindanao’s Peace, Development and Governance issues.

Expert talk

1st Roundtable Discussion on Local Governance

Review and Assesment of the Initiatives in Local Government Reform

In view of the policy dialogue on decentralization-related issues, KAS partner the Local Government Development Foundation has taken the lead to conduct a series of RTDs to review these issues and identify prospective legislative reform measures.


Conflict Transformation for Commanders of the 6th Infantry Division



Developing a Post-MoA Peace and Security Agenda in Mindanao

Organized together with the Magbassa Kita Foundation and the Philippine Council for Islam and Democracy


Women in Nation-Building

This workshop for and with women is hereby proposed to gather together at one time important women of the country whose stature and responsibilities are much engrained in national development.


16th International Conference of the East and Southeast Asia Network for Better Local Governments

Cities in Search of Ideal Communities

An int'l conference organized by the Local Government Development Foundation (LOGODEF), together with KAS Singapore and the city government of Olongapo.


Konrad Adenauer Foundation Grand Debate 2008

Philippine Schools Debate Championship

The grand debate is part of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation’s on-going support for the Ateneo Debate Education Program, which seeks to train the youth in methods of debate to increase the youth’s awareness regarding today’s current issues.

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.