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Political Parties and NGOs Seal the Deal for Liberal Reforms

Pampulitikang partido ng Pilipinas, Lakas–CMD 30%

The role of political parties and civil society as instruments to propel liberal principles and reforms in the Philippines was illuminated in a three-day seminar held last May 4-6 in Ortigas Center, Pasig City. Prominent liberal stalwarts, Deputy Speaker Lorenzo “Erin” Tañada and CALD Secretary-General Dr. Nereus “Neric” Acosta, were two of the remarkable speakers who imparted valuable lessons on lobbying advocacies and cooperation between political parties and civil society, respectively.


The seminar entitled “Politics and Civil Society: The role of NGOs and Political Parties”, was a replication of a 2-week seminar conducted at the International Academy for Leadership of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF) in Gummersbach, Germany. It sought to localize the program and share the know-how and experiences learned from Germany, and apply these in the Philippines. Twenty-one participa. ts immersed in politics and civil society arenas, from different regions in the Philippines, actively took part in the 3-day event.


Read more: fnf.org.ph (May 11 , 2011)

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