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Ressa: Youth vote critical for 2022 elections

Less than a year before the 2022 presidential elections, investigative journalist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Maria Ressa called on Filipinos — especially the youth &mdas ... Read More

Posted on May 28, 2021     By Yvette Morales

DILG revokes AFP, PNP clearance req't for CSOs

Civil society organizations (CSOs) intending to join the Local People's Council are no longer required to secure clearance from state security forces after the Department of Interior and L ... Read More

Posted on May 25, 2021     By INCITEGov

Rebuilding Marawi, four years on

Four years after the armed conflict in Marawi displaced thousands of people, the journey back home still seems to be far from reality despite the The International Center for Innovation, Transformation and Excellence in Governance (INCITEGov) will mark its 15th year as a membership-based policy research and advocacy center ... Read More

Posted on May 05, 2021     By Yvette Morales

Human rights lawyer: Rehabilitate PH justice system to fight impunity

Extrajudicial killings, corruption, and red tagging, among others, illustrate the culture of impunity in the country which can only be addressed by an overhaul of the Philippine justice sy ... Read More

Posted on April 26, 2021     By Yvette Morales

'Speak out, demand good governance,' Carpio-Morales urges

The rise of a populist and autocratic leader in the country has normalized a style of governance that promotes the withering of democratic institutions and processes. As the nation struggl ... Read More

Posted on March 29, 2021     By Pauline Fernandez

New publications examine populism from civil society's experience

A wave of populist regimes has captured some of the world's robust democracies in recent years. From the US and Europe to Asia and South America, democratic backsliding became a trend as p ... Read More

Posted on February 24, 2021     By Shei Datinguinoo

Catch 'Langit Lupa' in CCP's human rights fest

"Langit Lupa" (Heaven, Earth) will join 16 other foreign and locally-produced films in Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Arthouse Cinema’s "To be Human," a ... Read More

Posted on December 23, 2020     By Verlie Q. Retulin

'Iisang Pangarap': New book features story behind 4Ps law

A mother of six, Sarah Pacayra has been spending most of her day taking care of her children and doing household chores - that is, before she became a beneficiary of the Pantawid ... Read More

Posted on October 23, 2020     By VERLIE C. RETULIN