ADRi Occasional Paper: “Paths to Green Economic Recovery”

It is with pleasure that we share with you Stratbase ADR Institute’s Occasional Paper for the month of October 2020. Entitled “Building Back to Green Economic Recovery”, this paper aims to augment existing recovery plans with proposed strategies and weave these measures to maximize the potential of bouncing back better. This study is also instructive… Read More

Time to COVID-proof the 2022 elections

Paco A. Pangalangan, Executive Director, Stratbase ADR Institute Our next presidential elections are closer than you think. And this next one is unlike any other. The Stratbase ADR Institute recently conducted a virtual town hall discussion to talk about the importance of holding inclusive and credible elections in 2022. During his talk, Prof. Dindo Manhit,… Read More

Despite COVID-19, the election must go on

Dindo Manhit, President, Stratbase ADR Institute In this time of pandemic, democratic procedures and practices are the most likely victims of emergency situations and responses that would involve the urgent allocation and release of public funds. Oversight mechanisms are largely set aside in the effort to mitigate the socioeconomic impact speedily. Elections in the pandemic… Read More

ADRi Statement: “Philippine Democracy and the Power of Elections”

Aside from its long-term effects on the global economy, the COVID-19 pandemic has also affected the conduct of politics in various democracies around the world. Due to health and safety concerns, governments were forced to suspend the majority of their services, which affected essential processes such as legislative hearings and elections. According to a recent… Read More

Democracy goes on

Dindo Manhit, President, Stratbase ADR Institute COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) has affected the delivery of public services and postponed events that are crucial to maintaining social cohesion, justice, and democracy. The electoral process is one such event under threat. That said, it becomes imperative, not just in spite of the pandemic, but because of it,… Read More

ADRi vTHD: “Democracy Goes On: Elections & Electoral Continuity Post-COVID-19”

The COVID 19 has brought a wide range of issues to the fore. Some of the most troubling ones, surprisingly, are not public health centered, but political in nature. In many countries, COVID-related corruption has drained public funds and enriched opportunistic leaders. In other countries, the state of emergency that COVID-19 has created has given… Read More

85% of Filipinos: National Government should partner with private enterprises for country’s recovery

πŸ–πŸ“% πŽπ… π…πˆπ‹πˆππˆππŽπ’: ππ€π“πˆπŽππ€π‹ π†πŽπ•π„π‘ππŒπ„ππ“ π’π‡πŽπ”π‹πƒ 𝐏𝐀𝐑𝐓𝐍𝐄𝐑 π–πˆπ“π‡ ππ‘πˆπ•π€π“π„ π„ππ“π„π‘ππ‘πˆπ’π„π’ π…πŽπ‘ π‚πŽπ”ππ“π‘π˜β€™π’ π‘π„π‚πŽπ•π„π‘π˜ As a continuing advocacy for an all of society approach in fighting the global health and economic crisis of the virus from Wuhan, Stratbase ADR Institute ran this survey on the Filipinos’ perception on private enterprises partnering with government to realize the… Read More