September 3, 2012
Building the Philippine Political Party System - Political Party Development Act Primer
March 22, 2012
Citizen Voters' Education - Modules
March 21, 2012
Consortium for Political Party Reforms (CPPR) - Working Group Meeting
September 15, 2011 – Sulu Hotel Riviera, Quezon City
The Consortium for Political Part Reforms core group meeting was held on September 15, 2011 at Sulu Hotel Riviera, Quezon City.
12 organizations (members of the CCPR core group) and 3 individuals (observers from international organizations) participated in the working group meeting. In all, 15 organizations gave their commitment to join the group but 3 groups were not able to attend due to conflict of schedules.
Etta P. Rosales
10 August 2007
The May 14, 2007 Polls was a resounding vote of protest by the
people against a long line of unsettled issues; from the dubious
count of the 2004 presidential polls, spilling over to the
unresolved 2005 congressional inquiry on the Garci tapes, the
unsettling moves to change the Charter or declare a state of
emergency, and the two impeachment efforts to challenge Arroyo’s
legitimacy of rule.
They came, they sang and danced, and then they lost. It is an apt
epitaph for the phenomenon of actors, sports figures, and other
people of fame in fields other than politics who blithely entered
the 2007 elections.
Paper prepared for the Asian Civil Society Forum for Democracy (ACSFD)
held in Ulanbaatar, Mongolia on June 28-30, 2006.
Local governance has one of its primary functions, the advancement of
local development. Development, in fact, can be considered as the
primary raison d’etre for the existence of government.
Philippine elections have always been described as grand fiestas in a
land of many fiestas and celebrations. It is considered as the national
sport, eclipsing even in popularity the game of basketball.
Fernando Poe, Jr. is “Da King” in movie world. However, if some
oppositionists would have it, they would want him the king (or
president) of the country comes 2004 elections.
Despite the major military offensive launched by the Estrada government
against the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, the gains made in capturing
MILF camps and even the possibility of the destruction of its armed
forces, permanent peace or the end of the conflict is nowhere in sight.