Binhian, Bungkalan, Bahaginan: Tugon sa Panawagang Tapusin ang Kagutuman

Steps are being made to apparently address the problem on hunger and malnutrition at the global level. The UN Food Systems Summit is now underway, which according to proponents, will launch bold new actions to deliver progress on all 17 SDGs, which includes achieving SDG 2 or Zero Hunger by 2030. In relation to the […]

People’s Review of the SDGs: Rising above the health and economic crisis in the time of COVID-19

Warm greetings! In 2015, the Philippines was among the 193 countries that committed to the United Nations’ Agenda 2030 which seeks to eradicate poverty and inequality through its 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs). The fifth year of SDGs implementation coincided with the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 which brought the global economy and health system on […]

A Study Session on the Threats to Civic and Democratic Spaces in the Philippines

The Commission on Human Rights mentioned possible adverse effects of such policies on the work of development and humanitarian organizations as these recent guidelines may affect fund-raising activities of civil society organizations to both government or private donors from foreign countries.

Poverty and Inequality in the time of COVID-19 pandemic

The forum will assess the Philippines’ progress in implementation of SDG 1 and SDG 10 and propose policies for immediate relief, recovery, and long-term development. It is part of the 2021 forum series of the people’s review of the sustainable development goals themed “Rising above the health and economic crisis in the time of COVID-19” organized by the Council for People’s Development and Governance through the PH Civil Society SDG Watch and in cooperation with member organizations and their networks.

“Beyond COVID 19: Promoting People-Powered Sustainable Consumption and Production” (Part I: The State of Unsustainable Consumption and Production in Asia)

IBON International, Council for People’s Development and Governance, People’s Coalition on Food Sovereignty, and Climate Change Network for Community-based Initiatives invites all organizations and individuals working for just, humane, and sustainable alternatives to an Asia-wide webinar series on PP-SCP entitled “Beyond COVID 19: Promoting People-Powered Sustainable Consumption and Production. Interested participants may sign up using this link:

SDG Watch Forum Series 2021

Join us in assessing the status of PH implementation of the SDGs: what policies & programs frustrate achieving Agenda 2030, esp. in resolving chronic jobs crisis, poverty & inequality, & hunger. #SocialJustice #DemocraticGovernance #PeopleEconomics #LeaveNoOneBehind Facebook: Council for People’s Development and GovernanceTwitter: @cso_voices

Tech to Fork: Resisting the neoliberal domination in Agriculture amid COVID and beyond

Globally, food and agriculture TNCs control much of how, where, what, how much, and for whom food is produced, distributed, and consumed. Neoliberal policy reforms on global food systems were already underway, but the raft of problems that COVID-19 uncovered accelerated these processes. These include the many TNC-controlled technological “solutions” promoted in Asia, the EU-level […]

Peoples’ Resistance Against Shrinking Space in the Time of COVID-19

A webinar happening on 20 May 2021, Thursday (12:30 CEST/18:30 Manila) organized by IBON International Europe, Council for People’s Development and Governance (CPDG), Viva Salud, People’s Coalition on Food Sovereignty (PCFS) and Asia-Pacific Research Network (APRN). The webinar will be part of the 13th Asia-Europe People’s Forum (AEPF). It will bring together analysis from Europe […]