Constitutional Performance Assessment in the Time of a Pandemic: The 1987 Constitution and the Philippines’ COVID-19 Response

| Posted by UP Media and Public Relations Office

 

WEBINAR
Constitutional Performance Assessment in the Time of a Pandemic: The 1987 Constitution and the Philippines’ COVID-19 Response
August 6, 2020 • 3:00 PM (Philippine time) • via Zoom and YouTube

The House of Representatives and the Department of the Interior and Local Government are keen on beginning charter change discussions while the country is mitigating the effects of COVID-19. But what changes does the 1987 Constitution actually need? And how has the pandemic exacerbated key constitutional issues?

The UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies (UP CIDS), together with the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA), presents “Constitutional Performance Assessment in the Time of a Pandemic: The 1987 Constitution and the Philippines’ COVID-19 Response,” a webinar happening on 06 August 2020 (Thursday), 3:00 PM (Philippine time).

The webinar is free and open to the public, but online registration via bit.ly/31akD28 is required. The webinar will also be streamed live on YouTube at bit.ly/2PlJU3R.

 

Panelists:

• Maria Ela Atienza, Ph.D.
Professor, UP Department of Political Science

• Aries Arugay, Ph.D.
Professor, UP Department of Political Science

• Jean Encinas-Franco, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, UP Department of Political Science

• Jan Robert Go
Assistant Professor, UP Department of Political Science

•Rogelio Alicor Panao, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, UP Department of Political Science

 

Moderator:

Amanda Cats-Baril
Constitution Building Processes Adviser for Asia and the Pacific
International IDEA

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