Launched in February 2008, ANSA-EAP is a regional network promoting the practice of social accountability by providing a common platform for exchange of information and experience and by providing capacity building opportunities and technical assistance to citizen groups and governments. ANSA-EAP is run as an independent project of the Ateneo School of Government under the Ateneo de Manila University, which is the executing agency (Operations Team) of the project. As a project of the Ateneo, it falls under the legal governance of the Ateneo Board of Trustees and President.
AsiaDHRRA traces its earliest roots to the 1974 Development of Human Resources in Rural Asia Workshop (DHRRAW) held in Thailand. It is a regional partnership of eleven (11) social development networks and organizations in ten (10) Asian nations that envisions Asian rural communities that are just, free, prosperous, living in peace and working in solidarity towards self-reliance.
The Asian Institute of Management (AIM) was established in 1968 in partnership with Harvard Business School, The Ford Foundation, and the Asian academic and business communities. AIM is the pioneer of management education in Asia. AIM’s Research and Advocacy facilities are called The Centers of Excellence. AIM has active partnerships with the World Bank, The Asian Development Bank (ADB), International Labor Organization (ILO), Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and Kiel Institute for the World Economy, to name a few.
The Ateneo School of Government or the ASoG started out as a unit under the Graduate School of Business in 1996 and was formally established as an autonomous academic unit in 2001. Since its beginnings, the ASoG has been faithful to its mission of working with effective and ethical public servants to build prosperous and just communities throughout the Philippines.
As the corporate social responsibility (CSR) arm of Ayala Corporation, AFI develops, implements, and sustains programs in various development areas, which include education and leadership development; environment and sustainability; technology and entrepreneurship; community development; art, history, and culture; and diaspora philanthropy. AFI operates in virtually all regions of the country, as it nurtures partnerships with a wide network of government, nongovernment, corporate, and community-based organizations, as well as private individuals.
The Change Politics Movement (CPM) aims to organize a critical mass of people who are dedicated to catalyzing active citizenship. The Movement aims to develop the core values of active citizenship and accountable leadership among Filipinos, especially the marginalized, so that they can understand the meaning and embrace the practice of self-determination and people empowerment.
The need to scale up NGO impact on national development became the root motive that led to the formation of the Caucus of Development NGO Networks (CODE-NGO). The building of the coalition was facilitated by a series of consultations organized by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) in July 1988. Today, CODE-NGO, with its 6 national and 6 regional member networks, representing more than 1,600 development NGOs, people’s organizations and cooperatives nationwide, is the country’s biggest coalition of NGOs working for social development. CODE-NGO maximizes its scale and synergy to influence public policy, provide leadership in civil society and increase the effectiveness of social development work in the country. It focuses on policy advocacy and partnership building in the public arena, as well as on developing the capacity and accountability of its member networks and affiliated organizations.
The Institute for Popular Democracy (IPD) is non-profit research and advocacy institute. It houses a multi-disciplinary team of activist scholars who have multi-level engagements with civil society groups, reform-minded government officials and government agencies.
Building on the achievements of the Philippines-Canada Local Government Support Program (LGSP) Phases I and II, the Local Governance Support Program in ARMM (LGSPA) covers the whole of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). In the five years of LGSP II support to ARMM were initiatives to improve the delivery of basic services, computerize tax collection, and strengthen community participation in governance. Highlights include the establishment of several peace zones and community peace radios in conflict-prone areas, assistance to municipalities in barangay development planning and strengthening of barangay justice systems using traditional conflict resolution methods. After the 2004 elections, the program supported LGUs in formulating and implementing their respective Executive and Legislative Agendas (ELAs) through a participatory process.
The Philippine Partnership for the Development of Human Resources in Rural Areas (PhilDHRRA) is a network of sixty – seven (67) non-government organizatFions involved in various development activities in rural comunities all over the country. Today, PhilDHRRA continues to be a national network of non-government organizations committed to sustainable rural development in the Philippines and remains to be part of the DHRRA networks throughout the Asian region, aspiring for a common vision of sustainable rural development. Now on its 29th year, it operates in 70 of the 71 provinces in the Philippines with a national secretariat and three regional secretariats in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, managing the day-to-day operations of the network.
Initially known as Population Center Foundation (PCF), the Foundation started operations in 1973. Its first mandate was to serve as a resource institution for the Philippine Population Program whose major concern then was “managing the growth of the country’s population through fertility reduction or family planning”. In 2000, the Board of Trustees decided to shift the Foundation’s role from implementing to grant making. In this capacity, it provides financial support to policy research and action programs that promote a close linkage between population and development.
The Partnership of Philippine Support Service Agencies (PHILSSA), established on 31 May 1988, was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission on 14 February 1990 as a non-stock service network of social development non-government organizations based in urban centers nationwide. Upon its formation, PHILSSA embarked on a mission of prototyping innovative paradigms of sustainable development for the effective empowerment of urban sectors, namely, the slumdwellers, the formal and informal labor force, the youth, women, children, and the development workers themselves.
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