The Duterte administration and its security forces are at the forefront of closing civic space. Civil society kept fighting and won some small victories—but much still remains to be done. #DefendCivicSpaces#JunkTerrorLaw#DefendTheDefenders
The policy forum themed “Addressing Poverty and Inequality towards Agenda 2030” re-examines
the Philippine government’s social and economic policies in relation to its SDG commitments and
identify policy reform areas specific to social services delivery – including but not limited to health, education, employment, housing, disaster resiliency and disaster response, water supply and sanitation, electrification, roads network in rural areas.