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Un-peace, disunity in Marcos Jr.’s first year – CPDG

June 30, 2023

Read CPDG’s statement on Philippines Pres. Marcos Jr.’s first year of governance here.

On Pres. Ferdinand Marcos Jr’s Independence Day statement about “un-freedoms” in Philippine society

June 13, 2023

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.

Urgent Call for Justice: CPDG calls for the release of Senator De Lima

June 12, 2023

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.

CPDG calls for Development Justice at the Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development 2023

March 28, 2023

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.

CPDG on the resumption of ICC probe in the Philippines

January 28, 2023

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 […]

Pahayag ukol sa pag-alis ng facebook platforms ng mga progresibong grupo

January 5, 2023

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 on President Marcos’ Goal Diminishing Poverty Rate

September 2, 2022

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.

CPDG on wage increase amid oil price hikes

March 3, 2022

CPDG Vice President and EILER Executive Director Rochelle Porras hit Labor Sec. Bello’s response to labor groups’ demand in increasing the minimum wage in the National Capital Region amid successive oil price hikes.