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CPDG Strongly Denounces the Unjust Accusations and Freezing of Accounts of Leyte Center for Development, Inc. (LCDe)

May 7, 2024

CPDG stands in solidarity with LCDe, a trusted member of our network, and denounces the baseless repression of humanitarian and development work. The government must retract its unfounded accusations and allow LCDe to continue supporting the most vulnerable communities in Eastern Visayas. We urge all stakeholders to join us in demanding justice and the unfreezing of LCDe’s accounts.

Short-Term Investments, Long-Term Adverse Effects

March 11, 2024

Economic cha-cha advocates insist that more FDI will spur more economic development. However, more does not necessarily mean better and the short- and long-term impacts of unregulated foreign investment can be more damaging than the projected benefits.

CPDG in Action 2022: Towards People-Centered Development

June 30, 2023

Pushing forward to advance Effective Development Cooperation and Development Effectiveness: Reclaiming Democratic Spaces, Advancing People Economics to Realize the People’s Agenda in 2022 and Beyond.

Civil Society to BBM: The government is for the people, not your family and other elites

September 27, 2022

It is nearly three months since the dictator Marcos’ son, Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., was sworn into the presidency. The country’s 17th president took office with a large majority of votes according to elections long criticized as opaque and vulnerable to electronic cheating, aside from campaigning marred by massive vote-buying and disinformation.  When the election […]

People’s Review of SDG 17: Partnership for the Goals

November 30, 2021

While SDG 17 serves to ensure the means to achieve the other sustainable development goals, negative impacts of debt distress, corporate capture of development and militarization of aid have only served to worsen the state of development in recipient countries. In the Philippines, unequal and exploitative partnerships resulted in rising debt, inaccessibility of services and shrinking of civic spaces.

People’s Review of SDG 16: Asserting People’s Right to Development and Governance Amid Shrinking Democratic Spaces

November 30, 2021

Through the Council for People’s Development and Governance’s PH Civil Society SDG Watch, ASCENT-Assert Socio-Economic Initiatives Network, Leyte Center for Development, Inc., Karapatan, Defend Panay Network, EcuVoice Philippines, WeGovern Institute, SAKA, Mindanao Interfaith Services Foundation, Inc. – MISFI, and Altermidya held the People’s Review of SDG 16 forum entitled “Asserting People’s Right to Development and […]

People’s Review of SDG 6 | Water and Sanitation: Goal and Right

November 30, 2021

Water for the People Network together with the SUKI Network and the WATER System Employees Response – WATER and Water Is Life Network held a forum themed People’s Review of SDG 6 – “Water and Sanitation: Goal and Right” last July 12, 2021. The forum assessed the Philippines’ progress in implementing SDG 6 and discuss […]

People’s Review of SDG 14: Pagrepaso ng Mangingisda at Mamamayan sa SDG 14 sa ilalim ng Pandemya at Krisis Pang-Ekonomiya

November 30, 2021

PART I Partikular sa sektor ng maralitang mangingisda, may ugnay ang SDG 14 o “Life Below Water” o ang “Conservation and sustainable use of oceans, seas and marine resources” o Pag-iingat at sustenableng paggamit ng mga Karagatan at Yamang-dagat. Sa pakikipagtulungan ng mga advocate groups, inorganisa ang mga serye ng aktibidad na may temang: Rebyung […]

People’s Review of SDG 8 | Trabaho, Sahod at Ayuda hanggang mapuksa ang pandemya: Karapatan at Kasarinlan tungo sa tunay na Kaunlaran

November 30, 2021

Held on July 13, 2021 by the Ecumenical Institute for Labor Education and Research, Federation of Free Workers, Unyon ng mga Manggagawa sa Agrikultura, and Defend Jobs Philippines through the Council for People’s Development and Governance’s PH Civil Society SDG Watch, Filipino workers weighed in on the implementation of SDG8 on economic growth and decent […]

People’s Review on SDG 12 and SDG 13 | Sustainability and climate justice beyond COVID-19

November 30, 2021

For decades, the Philippines has been subjected to environmental destruction attributed to the unregulated practices of extractive and pollutive industries. 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 […]