Launch of Social Watch Report 2007 in the Philippines

Social Watch Phillipines

Social Watch Philippines released its global report last November, to coincide with the conclusion of the National Consultation on Financing for Development that was attended by civil society groups and discussed the status of the country’s programs to meet the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.

Nov 22 — In the launch of the Global Social Watch report today, Social Watch Philippines also released to the media its study of the social protection mechanisms in the Philippines. The group finds the programs hardly addressing the most vulnerable household groups among the poor including the growing number workers in the informal sector of the economy.

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Press release and story briefs:

Social Watch Philippines Press Release

Story brief on debt and MDGs

Story brief on mobilizing domestic resources for MDGs

Story brief on ODA and MDGs

News articles:

Manila Times

Manila Bulletin


Philippine Star