Searching with a thematic focus on Governance in Philippines

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    Tackling climate change and bringing development through cross-sector partnerships

    id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2008
    Future climate change policy in developing countries is likely to require the transfer of technologies. These should both reduce greenhouse gas emissions and contribute to local social and economic development. Cross-sector partnerships between investors, municipalities, and citizens may be one way to achieve this, through reduced costs and increased local involvement.  
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    Asian new democracies: the Philippines, South Korea and Taiwan compared

    Taiwan Foundation for Democracy, 2006
    This book focuses on the common issues and unique problems faced by three new democracies in Asia: Philippines, South Korea and Taiwan.The book contains 12 chapters in three parts following a general introduction. Together, essays in this volume provide a baseline characterisation of the democratic performance of three countries.
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    Citizens’ participation and local governance in South East Asia

    One World Action, 2008
    Achieving democracy, accountability and participatory governance are complex and long term processes. The Citizen’s Participation in Local Governance (CPLG) is a project implemented across the Philippines, Indonesia, Cambodia and Thailand which has provided exciting opportunities, challenges and risks for all involved.
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    CEDAW benchbook framework

    United Nations [UN] Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, 2008
    The Convention on Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) was ratified by the Philippines in 1981. This benchbook seeks to contribute to the clarification of how jurisprudence has helped in the realisation of women’s human rights and how it can further so do, using State obligations under the CEDAW as the standard.
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    Revisiting southeast Asian regionalism

    Focus on the Global South, 2006
    When the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was formed in 1967, the original members did not have a prior vision of what they wanted the Association to be. It took another 30 years before the vision of an ASEAN Community began to emerge. ASEAN members are now preparing to flesh this out in an ASEAN Charter.
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    Political party and party system institutionalisation in Southeast Asia: a comparison of Indonesia, the Philippines, and Thailand

    Deutsches Übersee-Institut / German Overseas Institute, 2007
    This article compares different levels and types of institutionalisation of party and party systems in Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand. The authors note that a higher degree of party and party system institutionalisation is positively correlated with the consolidation of democracy.
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    CDM country fact sheets

    Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Japan, 2008
    These fact sheets provide information about Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project developments in six Asian countries: Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand. The sheets include information on domestic Green House Gas (GHG) emission data, domestic approval related information, and the current situation of domestic CDM project development.
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    Global Corruption Report 2007

    Transparency International, 2007
    This year’s report concentrates on judicial systems and warns that corruption is undermining judicial systems around the world, denying citizens access to justice and the basic human right to a fair and impartial trial. The report provides comparative analysis of judicial corruption based on 32 country reports and provides
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    Has land reform changed land ownership concentration?

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2007
    Possession of vast lands is a major representation of wealth in the Philippines - a privilege enjoyed largely by the ruling class since the colonial era. This ownership of huge tracts of land has resulted in numerous political, social, and economic inequalities. This edition of Development Research News addresses these disparities.
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    Social movements aid land reform in the Philippines

    id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2007
    Since the introduction of a new agrarian reform law in the Philippines in 1998, nearly half of the country’s agricultural land has been redistributed to peasant households. State law has effectively become an instrument of social change, but problems in redistributing land held by elites have led some to argue instead for market-assisted land reform.