Recovery needs a people-centered and sustainable green economy

Dindo Manhit, President, Stratbase ADR Institute In the Stratbase ADR Institute Special Study entitled “The Challenge of Managing 21st Century Pandemics Amidst the US-China Strategic Competition,” trustee and program convenor Dr. Renato C. De Castro emphasized that “while the global society grapples to control and eradicate the COVID-19 virus: it ignores the big picture that pandemics… Read More

COVID-19 and climate change, the dual crises of 2020

Paco A. Pangalangan, Executive Director, Stratbase ADR Institute There is no doubt that people will remember 2020 as the year the world was introduced to COVID-19, the virus behind the global pandemic that has led to over 1.8 million deaths, caused economies to crash, and opened doors to corruption around the world.  In the Philippines, COVID-19… Read More

Stratbase ADR Institute Special Study: “The Continuing Political Development and Nation-State Building”

As this unique and challenging year comes to an end, it is with pleasure that we share with you Stratbase ADR Institute’s Special Study entitled, “The Continuing Political Development and Nation-State Building”, authored by ADRi Non-Resident Fellow, Rizal G. Buendia, Ph.D. The study aptly projects our work in terms of political development issues and needs… Read More

Stratbase ADR Institute Special Study: “COVID-19 and Security Governance: An Initial Examination of the Philippine Experience and its Possible Implications for Policy Development”

It is with pleasure to share with you Stratbase ADR Institute’s Special Study entitled, “COVID-19 and Security Governance: An Initial Examination of the Philippine Experience and its Possible Implications for Policy Development”, authored by ADRi Non-Resident Fellow and Chairperson of the Political Science Department of De La Salle University, Prof. Sherwin Ona, Ph.D. This particular… Read More

Facing 21st century security challenges in Philippines

Dr. Renato de Castro, Trustee and Convenor of the National Security and East Asian Affairs Program, Stratbase ADR Institute  An important task for every state in the 21st century global society is to formulate, publish and release two public documents—the National Security Policy (NSP) and the National Security Strategy (NSS). The NSP is a government-wide analysis… Read More

Navigating a multipolar Indo-Pacific

Dindo Manhit, President, Stratbase ADR Institute The Indo-Pacific region faces both challenging and opportune times. While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the normal scheme of things, it should also be viewed as a creative destruction where states can turn risks into opportunities. However, until such time that a cure for the coronavirus is developed,… Read More

Stratbase ADR Institute’s Special Study: “COVID-19: Navigating Inclusive Recovery Towards the New Normal”

Authored by Ateneo School of Government Dean Ronald Mendoza, Ph.D. and entitled, “COVID-19: Navigating Inclusive Recovery Towards the New Normal”, this Special Study charts a pathway along which to better appreciate the different phases of COVID-19 crisis response, spanning relief, recovery, and the possible “new normal”. Hinged on the balancing act between economic and health… Read More