Philippines

Northern Luzon, Philippines

Partner groups in Northern Luzon, Philippines, come from the religious, academic, indigenous and non-sectarian sectors and advocate for transparency, accountability, and justice. Six of the partners are connected with faith-based institutions. This reflects the close relationship between spirituality and socio-civic concerns among Filipinos. These faith-based organizations work in conjunction with local ministries to improve governance in the community, usually through participatory monitoring.  Majority of partners belong to marginalized indigenous communities living in ancestral domains. They focus on livelihood generation and environmental preservation.

Partners:

ANSA-EAP activities in Northern Luzon, Philippines, have included the following:

  • Profiling of Convenor Group members
  • Strategic Planning Assistance to Convenor Group
  • Documentation of the Bantay Lansangan (Road Watch) experience

Grant assistance to strategic initiatives in Northern Luzon, Philippines, have included—

  • Transparency and Accountability Network (“Assessing and Improving Service Delivery and Governance of Local Government through the use of Citizens Report Cards and setting the Citizen’s Agenda”, 2008)
  • Transparency and Accountability Network (“Strengthening the Capacity of Bantay Lansangan Monitors in Constructive  Engagement for Social Accountability”, 2009)
  • Marinduque Council for Environmental Concerns (“the SAc in EI Experts Group Meeting and Learning Session “, 2009)
  • Ten Outstanding Boy Scouts of the Philippines Association (“Scouts’ Quest For Social Accountability—Module 5 of the 26th Asia Pacific Regional Jamboree”, 2009)
  • Northern Luzon Coalition for Good Governance (“Active and Concerned Citizens Engaged in Social Accountability Initiatives in Northern Luzon—Phase 1”, 2010)

Mindanao, Philippines

Grant assistance to strategic initiatives in Mindanao, Philippines, have included—

  • SIAD Initiatives in Mindanao Convergence for Asset Reform and Regional Development (“Young Muslim Conference on Social Accountability”, 2009)
  • Transparency and Accountability Network (“Strengthening the Capacity of Bantay Lansangan Monitors in Constructive Engagement for Social Accountability”, 2009)
  • Bantay Eskwela-Sulong Mindanao, Inc. (“Procurement Monitoring and Capacity Building: Strengthening Social Accountability by Increasing Citizens’ Engagement with Government”, 2010)

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