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The Centrist Democracy Political Institute (CDPI) successfully held its sixth Federalism conference in Puerto Prinsesa Palawan last August 18 (Thursday) with about 135 participants from various institutions joining the discussion.

“The CDP must come first in policy debates and must have a clear position as a political party.”

Prof. Malou Tiquia of Publicus Asia graces as a guest speaker on Political Messaging to active members of the Centrist Democratic Party of the Philippines as it pursues its campaign on Federal-Parliamentary system of government for the Philippines last August 9-10 in Cagayan de Oro City.

Friday, 29 July 2016 18:34

Pursuing Federalism: Cebu and Pampanga

A Conference on Federal-Parliamentary system has been successfully held for the fourth and fifth time in the city of Cebu and San Fernando, Pampanga.

With its consistent banner, “Pursuing Federalism: A Shift from Unitary - Presidential to Federal - Parliamentary Government”, the two recently held FedCons were able to converge various individuals in the locality in its goal to provide feasible recommendations to President Duterte’s administration in his Federal advocacy.

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, PH - Local businessmen and representatives of various organizations in the city of Cagayan de Oro gathered in the CDPI third national conference on the proposal to shift to Federal-Parliamentary system.

According to statement by Mr. Aldrico Manus, former President of Oro Chamber, they [local businessmen] are too enthusiastic to be part of a real political party that promotes less government control and full of participation of citizens in the decision making process.

Monday, 11 July 2016 17:18

Federalism Round Table Discussion

A round-table discussion on Federalism has ensued before audiences from the government, business society, academe, and civil society in Davao city with the goal to build understanding on how the Duterte Administration can achieve this system shift.

Friday, 03 June 2016 18:13

CDPI Road Map: For 2016 and Onwards

A meeting between the CDPI President, Lito Monico Lorenzana and staff, including the members of the Concilium has ensued to discuss on the future initiatives of the Institute as it moves forward parallel to the incoming Duterte Administration.

The CDPI has been in five years working relevantly for political education efforts, among others to strategize on the promotion of a Federal Republic of the Philippines, Duterte’s primary reform agenda which has been one of the Institute’s core advocacy since its establishment.