The Council for People’s Development and Governance will hold a discussion on January 27, 2022, at 3:00 pm on the Supreme Court decision on the 37 petitions against the Anti-Terrorism Law of 2020. The decision was considered a victory in pushing back against shrinking civic spaces, albeit small, and not altogether a “win” for the […]
COA reports show why Duterte admin failing to meet sustainable development goals against corruption—CPDGAugust 18, 2021
The fact that the President himself tries to stop COA from publishing reports negates the government’s commitment to “develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions”, as expressed in target 16.6 of the said goal. These reports by COA also cast doubt on the March 2020 Anticipated Progress Index data released by Philippine Statistics Authority which shows that it the country is on-track in effectively eliminating corruption and bribery (as indicated in target 16.5).