Angat, Calamianes!

Angat, Calamianes!

Angat Calamianes Rehabilitation and Resilience Project (Implemented by PHILSSA in partnership with the Palawan Advocates on Good Governance and Empowerment (PAGE) and funded by Christian Aid.   Project Duration: 1 May 2014- 30 September 2016 Project Area: 26 Barangays in the Municipalities of Busuanga, Coron, Culion & Linapacan, Palawan Objectives: Vulnerabilities of specific community sectors are reduced while local capacities for disaster...

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The Philippine Urbanization Forum on its 3rd Year

The Philippine Urbanization Forum on its 3rd Year

PHILSSA has been organizing the Philippine Urbanization Forum for three consecutive years already. Since its launch in 2011, the event has never failed in convening stakeholders from all sectors for a sharing and learning exchange on pressing urbanization concerns and in promoting emerging partnership models and innovative strategies addressing these concerns. Held last 3 December 2013 at the Institute of Social Order in Ateneo de Manila...

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PHILSSA renews budget partnership agreement with SHFC

PHILSSA renews budget partnership agreement with SHFC

Once again, PHILSSA signed a budget partnership agreement with the Social Housing and Finance Corporation last September 30, 2013. This BPA is a renewal of last year’s engagement of PHILSSA’s with SHFC as its CSO partner in the execution of its annual budget. PHILSSA and SHFC will work together in enhancing the quality of the budget process through active citizen participation in the preparation and execution of FY 2014 and FY 2015...

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PHILSSA Holds 23rd General Assembly

PHILSSA Holds 23rd General Assembly

PHILSSA conducted its 23rd General Assembly last May 29-30, 2013 at the Audio-Visual Room, Social Development Complex in Ateneo de Manila University. This annual network gathering was attended by 50 of its 60 member NGOs nationwide. It has been PHILSSA’s practice to conduct capability-building sessions back to back with the business meeting during the general assembly to maximize time and resources. The capability-building sessions on Risk...

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PHILSSA Participates in SHFC Consultations for its 2014 Budget

PHILSSA Participates in SHFC Consultations for its 2014 Budget

PHILSSA entered into a Budget Partnership Agreement with the Social Housing and Finance Corporation (SHFC) in 2012.  It was a testament to the agreement of both parties “to work in close partnership with each other… to make the national budget more responsive to the country’s development needs and pressing concern to alleviate poverty and improve the quality of public services, and in particular, to enhance the quality of the budget...

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