Our Partners

FNF Philippines Partners

Human Rights

  1. Ateneo Human Rights Mechanism (AHRC) 
    www.ahrc.org.ph
    The Ateneo Law School established the Ateneo Human Rights Center (AHRC) in July 1986. It initially offered a summer internship program, which was designed to provide law students with exposure to human rights work and advocacy.
    Today, AHRC pursues its mandate of protecting and promoting human rights through various programs and services. It is engaged in providing legal assistance, research and publication, law and policy reform advocacy, education and training, institution building, law school curriculum development and values formation.

    Office Address:
    Ground floor, School of Law
    Ateneo de Manila University
    20 Rockwell Drive, Rockwell Center
    Makati City 1200
    Tel: (63)(2) 8993633
    Fax: (63)(2) 8994342
     

  2. The Philippine Commission on Human Rights (CHR)
    www.chr.gov.ph
    They are the National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) of the Philippines. An independent office created under the 1987 Philippine Constitution and established on May 5, 1987 by virtue of Executive Order No. 163.
    They derive their mandates from the 1987 Philippine Constitution and the other laws that  have also entrusted other roles to us to protect and promote human rights and the human dignity of every Filipino and everyone in the Philippines.
    They are an “A” accredited National Human Rights Institution.  We comply with the Paris Principles on the Status of National Human Rights Institutions adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1995.  In line with this, we endeavour to demonstrate the following characteristics of a NHRI:  independence, pluralism, broad mandate, transparency, accessibility and operational efficiency.

    Office Address:
    Ateneo Human Rights Center
    Ground floor, School of Law Ateneo de Manila University
    20 Rockwell Drive, Rockwell Center
    Makati City 1200
    Tel: (63) (2) 8993633
    Fax: (63) (2) 8994342
     

  3. The Working Group for an ASEAN Human Rights Mechanism (WGAHRM) 
    www.aseanhrmech.org
    The Working Group for an ASEAN Human Rights Mechanism (The Working Group) is an informal coalition of individuals and groups in the region. It was initiated in 1996 with the primary objective of establishing an intergovernmental human rights mechanism in Southeast Asia. The Working Group is organized into national working groups in ASEAN member states. 

    Office Address:
    Ateneo Human Rights Center
    Ground floor, School of Law Ateneo de Manila University
    20 Rockwell Drive, Rockwell Center
    Makati City 1200
    Tel: (63) (2) 8993633
    Fax: (63) (2) 8994342

     

Free Market

  1. Economic Freedom Network Asia (EFN) 
    www.efnasia.org
    With a clear vision of a liberal world and a free Asia, the formation of EFN Asia was initiated by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty in 1998. It is one of the Foundation's key principle mechanisms to help individuals fulfil their potential and create an open society.
    EFN Asia, the Economic Freedom Network Asia, is a network of research institutes, practitioners, influential think-tanks, and individuals with an object of promoting the benefits of the market economy, civil society and individual liberty, which enhance human development and economic growth in Asia. 

    Office Address:
    25th Floor, BBC Tower
    29 Soi 63 Sukhumvit Road,
    Bangkok 10110, Thailand
    Tel: (66) (2) 3650570
    Fax: (66) (2) 7148384
     

  2. Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF)
    www.fef.org.ph
    Economists, policy-makers and business leaders established the Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF) as an advocacy institution promoting market-friendly policy reforms. Its efforts are focused on public and corporate governance, small and medium enterprise development policies, agricultural liberalization, privatization and government expenditure reforms.
    FEF has undertaken several extensive campaigns promoting liberalization policies such as: roundtable discussions, corporate briefings and public fora. It has also issued position papers and impact studies. 

    Office Address:
    Room 105 PSSC Bldg. Commonwealth Ave.,
    Diliman, Quezon City 1101
    Telefax: (63) (2) 453 2375 
     

  3. Philippine Economic Society (PES) 
    www.phileconsociety.org
    The Philippine Economic Society (PES) serves as a network of economists in the academe, government and business sector. Its conferences and symposia provide a venue for discussion on a wide range of policy issues. PES also co-publishes the Philippine Review of Economics with the aim of adding to economic research and study in the country. 

    Office Address:
    Asia Pacific Policy Center
    Room 303-304, Philippine Social Science Center
    Commonwealth Avenue

    Diliman, Quezon City
    Tel: (63) (2) 9264615

 

Liberal Democracy

  1. Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats (CALD) 
    www.cald.org
    The Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats (CALD) is an umbrella organization of political parties from eight Asian countries. These liberal and democratic parties have joined hands with the aim of exchanging ideas and discussing political solutions to the challenges of our times.
    CALD has held numerous regional and international conferences and seminars and has published a series of books. The organization is led by a rotating chair-party, while the permanent secretariat is in Manila.
    It was founded in December 1993 in Bangkok in the presence of Chuan Leekpai, the former prime minister of Thailand and South Korean President Kim Dae-jung.

    Office Address:
    4/F La Fuerza Plaza 2 2241 Sabio St., Don Chino Roces Ave.
    Makati City 1231, Philippines
    Tel: (63)(2) 8196071
    Fax: (63)(2) 8104031
     

  2. Kaya Natin! Movement for Ethical and Principled Politics
    www.kayanatin.org
    Formally launched in July 2008, Kaya Natin! began with an informal meeting among three progressive and outstanding local government leaders in the Philippines. The Ateneo de Manila University-School of Government through Harvey Keh set up a meeting with Naga City Mayor Jesse Robredo, Isabela Governor Grace Padaca, and Pampanga Governor Ed Panlilio in Club Filipino on June 10, 2008. The three leaders shared best practices and found out that they had common problems where they can support each other on. The meeting was covered by The Philippine Daily Inquirer and published on the front page the following Sunday.
    The article elicited hundreds of email reactions from Filipinos all over the world, expressing their approval of the three government officials and offering support and encouragement for their fight against corruption.

    Office Address:
    Room 203, 21 Kaliraya St.,
    Brgy. Doña Josefa, Quezon City 1113
    Tel: (63) (2) 256-1446
     

  3. iLEAD
    iLEAD is the Philippine liberal think tank. iLEAD is the principal political institute focused on the promotion of liberalism and democracy in the country. iLEAD facilitates the study, development and the promotion of liberal politics. It does this primarily through public advocacy and political education programs. 

    Office Address:
    Balay Expo Centro Building
    EDSA cor. MacArthur Avenue
    Araneta Center
    Cubao, Quezon City
    Tel: (63) (2) 7093829, 7093817
    Fax: (63) (2) 7093826
     

  4. National College of Public Administration and Governance of the Univerty of the Philippines (NCPAG) www.up-ncpag.org
    The National College of Public Administration and Governance (NCPAG) has been the pioneering leader of the discipline in the Philippines and in Asia since its establishment as the Institute of Public Administration in 1952.
    In performing its three-fold function of instruction, research, and extension service, it has expanded its scope from governmental management to the broader concerns of governance, including the roles of the private sector and civil society.

    Office Address:
    Raul P. de Guzman St.
    University of the Philippines
    Diliman Quezon City 1101
    Tel: (63) (2) 9261432
    Fax: (63) (2) 9283861