Tag: sustainable development goals
Building Back Better, Together: How can SDG 17 and civil society partnerships ensure genuine development in recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic?March 24, 2022
As the Asia-Pacific region continues to ‘build back better’, countries’ progress on SDG 17 in addressing the pandemic must be evaluated. SDG 17 provides the means to advance other SDGs, facilitating poverty reduction, zero hunger, good health, gender equality, quality education, and climate action, among other goals.
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.
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 8 | Trabaho, Sahod at Ayuda hanggang mapuksa ang pandemya: Karapatan at Kasarinlan tungo sa tunay na KaunlaranNovember 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 […]
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 […]
We need sustainable Filipino industries, not foreign ones, that are deeply rooted in the local economy, driven by local science and technology, productivity and development. We need local industries that provide the people’s and nation’s needs, reap resources and capital that push the Philippines to progress on. Currently though, Build Build Build touted as the […]
On November 26, 2021, AGHAM – Advocates of Science and Technology for the People, Sibol ng Agham at Teknolohiya (SIBAT, Inc.), Pro-People Engineers and Leaders (PROPEL) held “People’s Review of SDG 7: Achieving Reliable, Accessible and Sustainable Clean Energy for All”. The forum is part of the People’s Review of the SDGs Forum Series 2021 […]
We invite you to join us for Part 2 of the PH Civil Society SDG Watch 2021 Forum Series themed “People’s Review of the SDGs: Rising Above the Economic and Health Crisis in the time of COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond” from November 22 to 27, 2021.
Warm greetings! In 2015, the Philippines was among the 193 countries that committed to the United Nations’ Agenda 2030 which seeks to eradicate poverty and inequality through its 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs). The fifth year of SDGs implementation coincided with the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 which brought the global economy and health system on […]
“Beyond COVID 19: Promoting People-Powered Sustainable Consumption and Production” (Part I: The State of Unsustainable Consumption and Production in Asia)June 10, 2021
IBON International, Council for People’s Development and Governance, People’s Coalition on Food Sovereignty, and Climate Change Network for Community-based Initiatives invites all organizations and individuals working for just, humane, and sustainable alternatives to an Asia-wide webinar series on PP-SCP entitled “Beyond COVID 19: Promoting People-Powered Sustainable Consumption and Production. Interested participants may sign up using this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwtd-iorDgrHdddnmGRt4D8YHuCi7jWCy3C