Philippine civil society and international solidarity partners

strengthening local & global advocacy initiatives : conference proceedings by Bayanihan International Solidarity Conference (2001 University of the Philippines)

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Other titlesStrengthening local & global advocacy initiatives
StatementBayanihan International Solidarity Conference 2001.
LC ClassificationsJQ1416 .B39 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination196 p. :
Number of Pages196
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Open LibraryOL3610255M
LC Control Number2002359242

  We call on the entire international community, and especially civil society, to support our Call for a democratic state in historic Palestine. The time has come. It is in this spirit of solidarity, as part of a process of liberation, that we are reaching out to you to join us, beginning by endorsing our program. The struggle goes on. In solidarity. The alliance’s grants, convenings, capacity building and technical support have enabled civil society partners to design creative, coordinated responses that have built regional and international solidarity, amplified the voices of marginalized groups, and educated citizens . lier book, Global Civil Society: Dimensions of the Nonprofit Sector, will include chapters exploring in greater depth the contours of the civil society sector in each of the individual countries covered in this latest phase of our project.1 We have chosen to make this overview of the basic descriptive results of this phase of our work avail-. AfriForum, an independent initiative of Solidarity, is an organisation in South Africa linked to the Solidarity trade union. It was established in to encourage the re-engagement of the Afrikaners and other minorities in the public sphere. It promotes the protection of Afrikaner culture, and has opposed renaming streets and affirmative rum has attracted significant controversy.

adopted since the International Year of Volunteers in – a tremendously encouraging accomplishment. As we mark the Tenth Anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers (IYV+10) in , we wish to share the lessons in these pages with governments, UN, civil society and academic partners. We hope. Great News from our Partners at Philippine Movement for Climate Justice: The PMCJ congratulates the San Carlos local government, Mayor Rene Y. Gustilo, the different civil society groups in Negros Occidental such as Coal Free Negros, as well as the Dioceses of San Carlos and the climate justice advocates for their continued stance against the dirty, costly, and deadly coal. Development and Peace is the official international development organization of the Catholic Church in Canada and the Canadian member of Caritas Internationalis.. René-Lévesque Blvd West, 3rd Floor Montréal, Québec Canada, H3G 1T7 Telephone: | Fax: Toll Free: 1 E-Mail: [email protected] | Web: Charity Number: 1 RR The Civil Society Partners for COVID Global Solidarity have been studying the process every day, all year. Three team members are nurses in China who provide explanation, translation, and a level of corroboration for the data.

  IGF brought together experts and leaders from all stakeholder groups, including governments, civil society, private sector, technical communities, intergovernmental and international organisations and from all parts of the world, to engage in discussions on some of the most pertinent issues on Internet governance. The Philippine Association of Communication Educators (PACE) joins i n solidarity with workers of ABS-CBN, communication schools, and civil society groups in condemning the denial of ABS-CBN’s application for franchise renewal. We condemn those who voted against the franchise renewal because they: perpetuate power imbalance for personal political gains by agreeing to silence.   The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) stands in solidarity with our partners in the Presbyterian Church of Nigeria (PCN), applauding the courage and passion of the young people who have been leading popular protests against police brutality in Nigeria and lamenting the Nigerian military’s heavy-handed response to these peaceful demonstrations. Amnesty International is a worldwide movement of with over million members, who campaigns for internationally recognized human rights for all. The Amnesty International works on improving the Universal Declaration of Human Rights through international solidarity and campaigning on .

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Drawing on qualitative and quantitative research, this book provides a path-breaking account of civil society in the Philippines. It challenges the widespread belief in political science and development studies literature that civil society in developing countries is an institutional arena in which the poor can challenge and reverse their social, economic and political by: 7.

Global Civil Society Movements in the Philippines is the first work of its kind to focus on five global civil society movements in the Philippines and their responses to the inequities of neoliberal globalization. Northern scholars have acknowledged the persistent absence of the South in research on activism around global issues, and this book.

The International Civil Society Centre is working with ICSOs and their CSO partners to develop a new playbook for solidarity and cooperation, to be able to better respond to the clampdown, to be better prepared and to push back to the boundaries of what civil society restrictions have come to be.

In Conference proceedings of Philippine civil society and international solidarity partners: Strengthening local & global advocacy initiatives (pp.

Quezon City: Bayanihan International. The Local Government Code looks at NGOs and POs as partners of LGUs in the development and promotion of the welfare of the communities.

Mechanisms that Encourage Civil Society Involvement Reinterpreting Civil Society: The Context of the Philippine NGO Movement Concept of Civil Society Expansion and Innovation International Solidarity 5/5(5).

Background. Philippine civil society has attained national and international prominence. Philippine Agenda 21 (PA21), the country’s blueprint for sustainable development now and well into the 21st century, recognizes civil society as a major force, equal to government and business in propelling the country’s development.

Source: Focus Web. Philippines. The basis for civil society in Philippine civil society and international solidarity partners book Philippines comes from the Filipino concepts of pakikipagkapwa (holistic interaction with others) and. This book has been compiled from the contributions of the author(s) indicated in each chapter, and the The Solidarity of International Civil Society 19 A New Paradigm for Diplomacy 20 Implications of an Era of Global Communications 21 The Partners and Applications The Power of Individuals Civil society and indigenous people’s organizations advocating for equality of land rights - The Philippine Partnership for the Development of Human Resources in Rural Areas (PhilDHRRA) started in as a coalition of 20 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) which were working in.

Race, Media and the Crisis of Civil Society challenges us to rethink our common understandings of communication, solidarity and democracy. Its engaging style and thorough scholarship will ensure its appeal to students, academics and the general reader interested in the mass media, race and politics.

KAIROS stands in solidarity with partners in the Philippines and around the globe who continue to defend human rights, including the right to health, in the face of this global pandemic. a statement urging “the Philippine government to enhance whole-of-society coordination mechanisms by involving civil society groups and engaging the.

With the continued systematic killings and rights violations in the Philippines, IBON International joins movements and civil society in the country in calling for international solidarity and support.

We support the adoption of a resolution on the Philippines at the 45 th Session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC). Any form of international. The book goes on to argue that Philippine civil society is a captive of organised elite interests and anti-developmental in its impacts, helping elites to oppose the initiatives of reform-minded.

Maradeka, a Philippine civil society network and alliance of Moro organizations, pursues its social and political advocacy and development programs with its partners organizations and institutions.

It build its organization's strength in grass-root community and citizens' action and consensus building through its regional people assemblies (RPA. Immediately, this garnered calls for solidarity from representatives of international civil society organisations (CSOs) gathered at the Global Perspectivesan annual conference of CSO leaders, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

This was followed by other cases in November 5, with 3 other activists arrested in Manila and one killed in Laguna. civil society action and trends affecting civil society in Our report is of, from and for civil society, drawing from 50 interviews with civil society activists, leaders and experts, and others close to the major stories of the day.

Our report is also informed by CIVICUS’s ongoing. As outlined in CIVICUS’ Strategic Planwe work to strengthen citizen action and civil society toward a more just, inclusive and sustainable. Our work is guided by our three strategic goals, which reflect our belief that people-powered and collective action is at the centre of transformative change.

KASAMA Vol. 15 No. 3 / July-August-September / Solidarity Philippines Australia Network. Bayanihan International Solidarity Conference Philippine Civil Society and International Solidarity Partners: Strengthening Local & Global Advocacy Initiatives Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines, August Civil society is one of UN Women’s most important constituencies.

It is a dynamic source of ideas and policy perspectives, partnerships, and support. Following its establishment inUN Women’s partnership with civil society has been strategic and innovative and aimed at strengthening political solidarity and feminist movement building. We call upon civil society solidarity organisations to rev up our efforts this year to support this campaign.

South Africa shares the same values and principles in the context of the work of the United Nations Human Rights Council, with the specific focus on maintaining the integrity and respect for good governance within the Council.

Civil society is an important stakeholder in the operations of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and its borrowers and clients. It is distinct from the government and the private sector and consists of a diverse range of individuals, groups, and nonprofit organizations. THE United Nations and its partners, on Wednesday, welcomed a monumental show of solidarity as governments, private sector, civil society and international organisations committed support to the Access to COVID Tools- (ACT) Accelerator initiative launched by the World Health Organisation, alongside international partners.

LOUISVILLE — The United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) will host an International Virtual Solidarity Forum from 8 a.m. through 10 a.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, Nov. Through the virtual forum, UCCP believes “we will know and achieve the increased level of solidarity support coming from our partners and the level of unity we can forge in asserting the right to religious.

The International Association of Democratic Lawyers supports the following call for international solidarity with the peace process in the Philippines: including the now year civil war between the Philippine government and the there is a need for increased international support for the Philippine peace process.

A variety of. PAGASA partners with community volunteers to provide survival packs to daily wage workers and prepare hot meals to health workers. Photo from PAGASA/FACEBOOK Developing a ‘new civil society’. Among the senator’s legislative achievements are the successful passing of the Mental Health Law (RA ), the Kalusugan at Nutrisyon ng Mag-Nanay Act (RA ), the Philippine.

In turn, civil society was viewed by many international organizations as a valuable partner that would increase the latter’s legitimacy and constituency; thus the UN system itself further encouraged the participation of civil society in global conferences.

Civil Society: The labor sector is a key arena in which to build the culture of compromise that is a key to the functioning of democratic institutions, the formation of interest-based party systems, the sustainable and demand-driven development of an accountable justice system, and a strong and sustainable civil society.

South Korean civil society activist, formerly Coordinator of the Peace and International Solidarity team at People's Solidarity for Participatory Democracy and East Asia Programme Officer at Forum Asia; she is knowledgeable on civil society issues in the Asian context.

A network of civil society organizations remains in solidarity with the 22 fishermen from San Jose town in Occidental Mindoro who figured in an incident with a.

The presentation, “Forced evictions, off-city relocation and resistance: Ramifications of neo-liberal policies towards the Philippine urban poor,” was also published in, “Claiming the City: Civil Society Mobilisation by the Urban Poor,” a volume of the book series Outlook on Civil Society.

LOUISVILLE — In a virtual international solidarity forum on Tuesday, the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) asked its ecumenical partners around the world to enjoin, pray and call for an independent international commission to investigate human rights violations in the Philippines.

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