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National Hubs - The Philippines

The Philippine Social Enterprise Network was the national lead agency for the Beyond 2015 hub in the Philippines. Contact person: Gomer Padong of the Philippine Social Enterprise Network.

Activities

Many activities were carried out by Beyond 2015 in the Philippines, including:

  • 2 national and 4 subnational deliberations from November 2012 to February 2013 - involving 322 people from 167 civil society organisations (read the report on the outcomes of these deliberations, as well as the Manifesto and Matrix produced as a result of the deliberations)
  • Convening of a strategic civil society conference to take stock of the post-2015 agenda, discuss the outcome of the 2014 session of the UN General Assembly and the final Synthesis Report of the UN Secretary General on the post-2015 agenda, and to strategise for the final year of post-2015 negotiations
  • Round-table discussion aimed at facilitating dialogue between Beyond 2015 Philippines and representatives from the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), legislators (Philippine Congress and Senate), the UN in the Philippines and other government agencies, and at influencing the Philippine government's positions relating to the post-2015 agenda 
  • Participation in the Beyond 2015 Asia Media Challenge (September - October 2015): 3 radio shows on the SDGs and the role of social enterprises in reaching the goals - see highlights or read the report)