The Philippine experience

Super typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan has been a wake up call to Filipinos and the bigger global community to the reality that the impacts of extreme weather events related to climate change are...

Date posted: Friday, 2016 Oct 07th
Cebu City - A two-day, high-level summit on climate change kicked off here, Oct. 6, participated in by stakeholders from national government agencies, local government units, the academe,...
Date posted: Friday, 2016 Oct 07th

October 2016

Small-scale food producers rely on access to and control over natural resources such as land, including farmland, forests, grazing land and fishing grounds, for the realization...

Date posted: Thursday, 2016 Oct 06th
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October 2016

Editorial: Smallholders’ markets 

Date posted: Wednesday, 2016 Oct 05th
Max de Mesa

Focus on the Global South mourns with the human rights and NGO community in the Philippines the demise of staunch human rights defender Max de Mesa. We extend our deepest sympathies to his family...

Date posted: Thursday, 2016 Sep 29th
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27 September 2016 

Galileo de Guzman Castillo blogs on his experience at the ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN Peoples Forum (ACSC/APF), held in Timor-Leste in August, and...

Date posted: Tuesday, 2016 Sep 27th
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is in Vientiane, Laos, September 6 - 8, for his first ever appearance on the international stage since becoming head of state in June 2016.  He shall be having...

Date posted: Wednesday, 2016 Sep 07th
In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement (iDEFEND)

In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement (iDEFEND)[i] strongly condemns the Davao City Night Market...

Date posted: Monday, 2016 Sep 05th


Press Conference

Organised by: The Sombath Initiative

11am, Wednesday 31 August, 2016, Bangkok


At a time when ASEAN is witnessing an alarming...

Date posted: Wednesday, 2016 Aug 24th