New PH-OGP Non-Government Steering Committee Members

The Open Government Partnership (OGP) Civil Society Conference with the theme “The Future of Civil Society and Local Stakeholder Engagement in the Philippine OGP” was conducted last August 14, 2017 in Manila. In the conference, there were sharing of experiences on localizing open government initiatives such as I-budget Natin of the Affiliated Network for Social […]

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CENVISNET Conducts CSO Networking, Advocacy, and Constructive Engagement Workshop

Creating social awareness and influencing government policies and priorities have always been part of social development work. For the past years, civil society organizations (CSOs) have been supporting different causes and relevant issues to change “what is” into “what should be”. It is evident that advocacy work can be strenuous at times and will always […]

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Elmar of MISEREOR Visits PANGOPOD – a member network of CBD

“How do CSOs (civil society organizations) in the Bicol Region engage the LGU (local government unit) and other agencies? Is there a change in the system and opportunity for the CSOs to participate in this new administration? How do CSOs adopt to and/or surpass any challenges?“. These are among the questions that Mr. Elmar Noe […]

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Muti-Sectoral Efforts to Respond to Child-Protection Issues on War against Drugs, Disaster and Armed Conflict

The National Council for Social Development (NCSD) conducted a Forum at its Mid-Year Assembly last July 26, 2017 at Bayview Park Hotel, Manila. It aimed for members to learn from each other, discuss concerns and create synergies necessary to upgrade the network’s perspectives and collective action in protecting children and engaging them to heighten their […]

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WeVNet, CPU to work as partners for knowledge hub

The Western Visayas Network for Social Development NGOs (WeVNet) has taken active role to promote knowledge sharing between civil society and the academe for open government. In the project: “Making All Voices Count: Universities and Knowledge Partnership for Open Government,” Central Philippine University (CPU) has reached out to civil society organizations in Iloilo in order […]

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