Salu-Salo 2021: National People’s Food Systems Summit

Join us in Salu-Salo 2021: National People’s Food Systems Summit (NPFSS) from August 30 to 31 and September 11 to 12! Salu-Salo 2021 is organized by Agroecology X, a network of civil society organizations and people’s organizations, to spread public awareness and support efforts to mainstream agroecology and food sovereignty as a response to the […]

Civil society organizations, rights group assess Duterte government’s commitment to peace, justice, and strong institutions

“Peace, justice, and good governance are inextricably linked to development. But the Duterte government’s militaristic response to the pandemic and characteristically repressive governance has significantly hindered the achievement of peace, justice, security and inclusive institutions, setting back the fulfilment of SDG 16 targets,” Maza explained in her opening remarks.

Fisherfolk, CSOs give Duterte gov’t 1/10 rating on SDG 14 Life Below Water

“The Duterte government grossly failed the SDG 14, even at the very appreciation of its essence, and of the whole 2030 Agenda.  It failed on the elementary stage of setting Goals, Targets and Indicators, selectively highlighting items it favored, and clearly abandoned its essence of benefiting the marginalized and vulnerable small fisherfolk sector,” Fernando “Ka Pando” Hicap, PAMALAKAYA National Chairperson and a former lawmaker for Anakpawis Party-list, cited during the presentation of the Fisherfolk and People’s Agenda for SDG 14.

“Ecologically-sound, democratic, and sustainable economic systems: imperative for social and climate justice” —Advocacy groups

PRESS RELEASEJuly 14, 2021 “Ecologically-sound, democratic, and sustainable economic systems: imperative for social and climate justice” —Advocacy groups Environment groups, climate justice advocates, and civil society organizations tracked the Philippines’ progress in the implementation of UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 12 (sustainable consumption and production or SCP) and 13 (climate action) in an online forum […]

Trabaho, sahod, karapatan at ayuda to ensure sustainable economic growth —labor organizations

The organizations attribute the worsening employment crisis and its underlying issues not only to the pandemic and its economic throes but primarily to the government’s neoliberal framework which, according to them, favors the corporate sector and big businesses over workers and their rights.

Trabaho, Sahod, at Ayuda hanggang mapuksa ang pandemya: Karapatan at Kasarinlan tungo sa tunay na Kaunlaran

Almost a year and half since the pandemic triggered an unprecedented and multidimensional crisis and has exposed the fragility of economies and the labor market, the Philippines is still reeling from the devastating impacts, further slowing the progress of the SDGs. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development […]

Sustainability and Climate Justice beyond COVID-19

While the government ensures the adoption of sustainable consumption and production (SCP, through SDG 12) and climate action (SDG 13) to preserve our finite natural resources and combat environmental destruction, it seems to be untrue to its goals: destructive mining operations proliferate, lands are being converted for commercial use, the agricultural sector is dominated by agribusiness and agrochemical corporations, and pollution seems to be endless. These aggravate the health and life hazards brought by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pagrepaso ng mangingisda at mamamayan sa SDG 14 sa ilalim ng pandemya at krisis pang-ekonomiya

Ang mga talakayan sa aktibidad na ito ay pangunahing nakabatay sa balangkas ng Karapatang Mangisda o Fishing Rights, sa kabuuan ay Tunay na Reporma sa Pangisdaan, Sustenableng Pangingisda at Proteksyon ng Marine Environment. Dudulo ito sa Fisherfolk and People’s Agenda for SDG 14, na maglalaman ng kritika sa mga hakbang ng gubyerno, at paninindigan ng mismong sektor, mga advocates at mamamayan.

Water and Sanition: Goal and Right

Water for the People Network together with the Samahan at Ugnayan ng mga Konsyumer para sa Ikauunlad ng Bayan (SUKI) and the Water System Employees Response (WATER) is holding a forum themed People’s Review of SDG 6 – “Water and Sanitation: Goal and Right” on July 12, 2021, at 2:00PM. The forum will assess the […]

Reclaiming Health and Well-Being: SDG 3 and privatization amid the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the scant and weak public health system of our country. At the onset of the pandemic’s onslaught, we have seen how privatized healthcare is exclusively accessible to the privileged as patients from poor sectors are deprived from proper medical attention. Added to this, the government’s pandemic response appears to have […]