Read CPDG’s statement on Philippines Pres. Marcos Jr.’s first year of governance here.
There is continuing injustice and unfreedoms in Philippine society as the Filipino people’s economic, social, cultural, civil, and political rights are disregarded for acquiescing to vested interests.
On Independence Day, the Council for People’s Development and Governance (CPDG) unequivocally condemns the injustices endured by Senator Leila De Lima (including political prisoners, those incarcerated for so long waiting for their cases to be heard) highlighting the disturbingly biased and problematic nature of the Philippine justice system -punishing mostly the powerless and targeted.
The Council for People’s Development and Governance, through its esteemed members, were able to address the Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development 2023, and unpack the different systemic barriers and challenges in achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the context of the multiple crises, including the shrinking civic spaces. They also raised the calls for development justice and higlighted the role of civil society in development processes.
Council for People’s Development and Governance applauds the decision of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Pre-Trial Chamber (PTC) authorizing the continuity of investigation on human rights violations which took place under the administration of former President Rodrigo Duterte. “Following a careful analysis of the materials provided by the Philippines, the Chamber is not satisfied that […]
Sa pagpasok ng bagong taon, hindi bago, kundi parehong atake sa pamamahayag at mga samahan ang sumalubong sa mga progresibong grupo matapos i-shutdown ang kanilang espasyo sa facebook sa pagpaalam ng kasalukuyang kalagayan ng Pilipinas.
CPDG Spokesperson Liza Masa criticized Marcos Jr.’s ambitious goal reducing country’s poverty rate while failing to recognize neoliberal policies as the rootcause of it all
CPDG on President Marcos Jr.’s declaration of the Philippines not rejoining International Criminal Court.September 2, 2022
CPDG Board of Trustee Jazminda Lumang gave a statement on President Marcos’ decision to not join International Criminal Court despite numerous cases of human rights violations in the Philippines.