Reflection on the Asian Citizens Assembly: Our Commonalities and Shared Responsibilities - 31 de agosto de 2010

by Benru Z. Martinez, PhD Charter for Human Responsibilities and Practicing Asian Anthropologist on Wednesday, August 25, 2010 One of the realizations in my participation to the Asian is my renewed appreciation on our commonalities as Asians, our shared culture, and the growing Asian consciousness and share responsibilities as Global Citizens. Traditional anthropologists have focused on (...)

Commitment of the Philippine Youth for the Protection of the Planet Earth - 8 de abril de 2010

We live in the Philippine islands We take pride and are always in awe and marvel at the richness of our land, the abundance of our diverse natural resources – the thick and ages-old forests of both land and sea where thrive exceptional flora and fauna, the grasslands and the marine resources which provide for our people. We grow up relishing on sea food and recreation means frolicking on the (...)

Global Classroom Initiative partners with the Center for Positive Futures - 2 de setembro de 2008

A partner organization of the Charter of Human Responsibilities Philippine Facilitation Team, the Center for Positive Futures, is a partner in the Global Classroom Initiative (GCI) project initiated by Monde Pluriel, a France-based non-governmental organization. Monde Pluriel hopes to raise awareness among different sectors of society on global citizenship. The GCI aims to promote (...)

Learning Journey: Responsibilities Build a Solidarity Economy - 2 de setembro de 2008

The Charter of Human Responsibilities Philippine Facilitation Team spearheaded a series of workshops dubbed "Learning Journey: Responsibilities Build a Solidarity Economy". This is a continuity of the Asian Forum on Solidarity Economy held October 17-20, 2008. Objectives of this Learning Journey on responsibilities and solidarity economy are 1) to come up with Practical Guidelines on (...)

Y Acts! Youth Festival 2008! - 2 de setembro de 2008

; The Y Acts! Youth Festival 2008! was successfully held from May 7-11, 2008 at the mountain city of La Trinidad, Benguet Province, which is nestled in the Cordillera Mountain Range in Northern Philippines. It was attended by 150 young participants from different points of the Philippines, from Luzon to Mindanao, mostly from underprivileged sectors of the youth population. The number of (...)

Charter of Human Responsibilities as Foundation of Solidarity Economy - 17 de março de 2008

The Charter of Human Responsibilities (CHR) is advocated to be the ethical foundation of solidarity economy. Thus, one of the key workshop themes of the Asian Forum for Solidarity Economy held October 17-20, 2007 in Manila, Philippines centered on Governing Differently, which tackled the core concept of responsibility. The Governing Differently Workshop was chaired by former Quezon City (...)

Members of the Indian Charter team in the Philippines - 24 de abril de 2007

From April 28 to May 4, 2007, three members of the Charter Facilitation Team in India have visited the Philippines. The three, Sudha Reddy, Anugraha John, and Deepa Alige Guru were joined by managers of The Activity , and the winners of the Wizkids event. The Activity is a corporate-sponsored project that launched an academic contest involving thousands of schools across India. It (...)

What’s New in the Philippine Charter Lands? - 23 de abril de 2007

The Asian Forum on Solidarity Economy with the Charter among the key discussions, next May.

Youth Festival 2006: Weaving Responsibilities to Respond to the Challenges of the Times - 4 de janeiro de 2007

The Youth Festival 2006 was successfully held last December 1-3, 2006 participated in by 80 young people from different parts of the region. Although the event started with an off-season typhoon hitting Metropolitan Manila, the participants braved the weather forecast to come together, conduct a series of lectures and discussions on the theme: “Weaving Responsibilities to Confront the (...)

Center for Positive Futures: Shaping Social Responsibility in Secondary Education - 4 de janeiro de 2007

Presentation by Fleur de Lys C. Cupino, during the “Learning for Life: Creating Endless Possibilities in Secondary Education” SEAMEO INNOTECH International Conference, November 16, 2006. Education affordable to those who have less Education for the Economically Disadvantaged can be a Sustainable Enterprise Parent Enterprise Program Quality Education School-Family Partnership (...)

Social Responsibility in Secondary Education - 4 de janeiro de 2007

Invited to speak during the 10th SEAMEO-INNOTECH International Conference held in Quezon City, Philippines, last November 15-17, 2006, I had the opportunity to present the Charter for Human Responsibility. SEAMEO INNOTECH is short for Southeast Asian Ministers Regional Center for Innovative Education and Technology. (http://www.seameo-innotech.org/) Theme of the Conference was "Learning (...)

Youth Festival 2006: an event to promote the concept and practice of responsibility among the youth - 16 de novembro de 2006

The Philippine Team facilitating the Charter of Human Responsibilities is organizing a Youth Festival on December 1-3, 2006 in a camping site in Taytay, Rizal, in the outskirts of Manila, Philippines. A total of 100 participants aged 15-20 from all around the Philippines shall join the event. The large majority of participants shall come from underprivileged sectors like indigenous peoples, (...)

Charter for Human Responsibilities and the Bayanihan Compassionate Economy in the Eco-Trade Fair - 1º de setembro de 2006

The Charter for Human Responsibilities joined the Eco-Trade Fair Exhibit in Miriam College in Quezon City, Philippines from August 7 to 12, 2006. It was a celebration of Miriam College’s 80th anniversary. The exclusive girl’s college is one of the prestigious schools putting environmental protection in its curricular and co-curricular agenda. The Charter Team joined the Bayanihan (...)

Video production on the Charter of Human Responsibilities - 25 de junho de 2006

The video production was done in conjunction with the Teacher Training (see article ’Ethics and Responsibilities in the Teaching Profession’). It is entitled Alay sa Mundo, meaning ’Offering to the Earth’, and was produced by the Regional Charter Team with the Center for Positive Futures. This video was presented to 40 teachers and a discussion on the Charter followed rooted in their vision and (...)

Ethics and Responsibilities in the Teaching Profession - 23 de junho de 2006

Teaching is a noble profession. It is service-oriented. It has the potential to have a great impact in the molding of the next generation. That is why education should be valued by social institutions like government, the church, the family and civil society. While a great majority of teachers carry with their heads high this noble tradition and even innovate and teach beyond the (...)

Cultures and Responsibility Workshop - 16 de maio de 2006

Dr. Sylvia Guerrero of the University of the Philippines facilitated a workshop attended by ten participants on the topic Cultures and Responsibility last March 31, 2006. The workshop focused on the concepts of indigenous responsibility. The result of the workshop will be part of the data that will be incorporated in a chapter of a book on Ethical Foundations and Social Practices (a (...)

2005, in the Philippines: Video, camps, workshops, local actions... - 17 de março de 2006

A. A video on the Charter, Community responsibilities (Iraya Mangyans), debates with teachers (OTRADEV) OTRADEV (Organization for Training, Research and Development Foundation, Inc.) is an organization of social development professionals involved in various fields of development work like women development, environment, development communications, community development, anthropology, (...)

Methodology - 17 de março de 2006

Educating Youth on environment

- 17 de março de 2006

The foundation started the program with a presentation of the Charter to the twenty members. Then these twenty people made a plan towards exercising community responsibilities focusing on environmental responsibility and disaster preparedness. Then a series of activities were conducted like building of forest nursery, clean-up drives, participation in an anti-incinerator campaign, and the (...)

Video as a tool for a debate - 17 de março de 2006

Responsibility at school

Using video in a workshop - 17 de março de 2006

Ten social development workers from OTRADEV met in September 3, 2005, to discuss the Charter of Human Responsibility. A print-out of the Charter was distributed to the group. The group reflected on the relevance of the Charter with their experience as social development workers. Then the group viewed a second time the video-documentary on how the Iraya Mangyans exercised responsibilities (...)

The relevance of the Charter in the Philippino context - 17 de março de 2006

Exercising responsible behavior is not new to some members of society. But actively campaigning for sections of the population to consciously assume responsible behavior through a Charter of Human Responsibilities is a very enriching experience, even to practitioners of responsible behavior. The exercise provides a venue for them to reflect on their own practices, be aware that the campaign (...)

Reflections on the Charter of Human Responsibilities - 28 de setembro de 2005

Organization for Training, Research and Development (OTRADEV) Foundation. The Charter of Human Responsibilities was first presented to the members of OTRADEV in April 2004 at the University of the Philippines lagoon grounds. In that gathering, the members gave their consent to get involved in the promotion of the Charters principles through a video-documentation project focusing on how the (...)

The Project - 14 de setembro de 2005

With the Charter Facilitation Team.

Girl Children’s Day - 29 de junho de 2005

The Charter Facilitation Team in the Philippines co-sponsored the holding of a Girl Children’s Day, together with the Buklod Tao Foundation, the Christian Foundation for Children and Aging(CFCA), and the Center for Positive Futures. March is Women’s Month. This project involved organizing a Girl Children’s Day Celebration last March 5, 2005. One hundred girl children ages 11 to 14 participated (...)

Promotion of the Charter of Human Responsibilities, Philippines - The Girl Children’s Day - 2 de junho de 2005

Rights and responsibilities, Life Experience - Each of us has an experience that changed our lives forever.

A Peace Camp - 13 de abril de 2005

Peace Camp conducted by the Community of Learners Foundation in an urban poor community in Barangay Payatas, Quezon City. The Community of Learners is a non-traditional school teaching social responsibility among its students, who belong to middle class and upper middle class families. These upper middle class high school leaders, in partnership with lower middle class high school leaders (...)

The Real Situation of Filipino Migrants in Japan - 7 de janeiro de 2005

A Forum entitled The Real Situation of Filipino Migrants in Japan was organized by the Alliance in coordination with the Department of Social Work, College of Social Work and Community Development, University of the Philippines and the Tulong Pinoy Movement. The Department of Social Work was represented by Prof. Mary Lou Alcid, who talked on Overview of Filipino Migrants Overseas. The (...)

A Library of Human Responsibilities - 7 de janeiro de 2005

The Library of Human Responsibilities was set up as a community library within the school library of the Center for Positive Futures in Barangay Banaba, San Mateo, Rizal. Featuring in the library are books, documentaries and films which promote environmental and social responsibility. The Library shall sponsor a series of activities to encourage developing responsibilities of community (...)

Code of Ethics, by Sanlakas-Quezon City - 7 de janeiro de 2005

Document based on a study of the Charter of Human Responsibilities and of the conditions of organizations and communities in the Philippines, December 12, 2004 1. A leader actively seeks ideas and recommendations from the membership. 2. A leader is critical and analytical in dealing with challenges and problems of the organization. 3. A leader recognizes and respects the capabilities of (...)

Pinky CASTELO CUPINO - 7 de janeiro de 2005

I am Pinky Castelo-Cupino from the Philippines. I have been a social development worker the whole of my professional life, that is, for the past 25 years or so. My formal studies has been in social work and now I am taking up a masteral course on women and development. My college and graduate course are both taken in the University of the Philippines. I am the Executive Director of the (...)

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