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The TWSC is a member of different issue-based coalitions both locally and internationally. Within these formations, the Center is committed to extend support for advocacy through its action researches, forums and seminars and secretariat work. Likewise, it has maintained strong partnership with other research centers, civil society organizations and development agencies through joint projects and activities and intellectual exchange.


All Out Peace Groups is a coming together of peace and human rights organizations and individuals from the academe and civil society calling for the cessation of hostilities and resumption of peace talks between the government and the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).

Asian Peace Alliance is a regional alliance, consisting of civil society organizations, coalitions, peace groups, and individuals, which hopes to collectivize efforts towards the common goal of peace and security in Asia.

Asian Regional Exchange for New Alternatives, an interdisciplinary programme for Asian Studies and research cooperation, is a regional network of concerned Asian scholars – academics, intellectuals, activists, researchers, writers, and artists – which aims to contribute to processes of meaningful and people-oriented social change.

Global Network Asia is an alliance that brings together trade unions, labor NGOs and campaign organizations in Bangladesh, Hong Kong SAR, Korea, India, Pakistan, the Philippines and Thailand through seminars and study circles, to discuss strategies for improving labor rights and socio-economic conditions in the context of globalization.

The Philippine-European Solidarity Centre - Komite ng Sambayanang Pilipino is a non-profit organization that strives to promote solidarity with the peoples of the Philippines through the dissemination of information, promotion of direct people-to-people linkages and networking. PESC-KSP is the secretariat of the Philippine Solidarity Network in Europe.


Actions for Economic Reforms is a non-government organization doing policy analysis and advocacy on economic issues focusing on macro-economy and its link to poverty and equity questions.

Focus on the Global South is a research and advocacy organization dedicated to regional and global analysis, micro-macro issues linking, and advocacy work. It is known as one of the leading centers against corporate-driven globalization. It is based in Bangkok, with offices in Manila, Bombay and Geneva.

Gaston Z. Ortigas Peace Institute is a service base and resource center on peace and conflict transformation, committed to provide nurture and shelter for Philippine basic sectors and citizen peacemakers.

Initiatives for International Dialogue is a regional NGO that seeks to promote internationalism, South-South solidarity and people’s diplomacy through the involvement in global campaigns and advocacy of issues of other South peoples, particularly East Timor, Mindanao and Burma.

Institute for Popular Democracy is a political research and advocacy institute serving social movement groups, non-government organizations in development work, and progressive local government officials.

Labor Education and Research Network is an NGO established by trade union leaders to develop an alternative workers’ education program which blends the economic, political, social and cultural struggles of the workers; propagates the democratic and socialist vision; and, is guided by the basic principles of trade union solidarity, democracy and self-reliance.

Nonviolence International (Southeast Asia) assists individuals, organizations, and governments striving to utilize nonviolent methods to bring about changes reflecting the values of justice and human development on personal, social, economic and political levels. Its Southeast Asia office based in Bangkok focuses on Burma, and on landmines and small arms in the region.

The Philippine Center for Policy Studies specializes in research, training, and dissemination of information on Philippine political economy. PCPS seeks to contribute to the design of alternative and progressive socio-economic development programs that might be espoused by the marginalized sectors of Philippine society.

Southeast Asian Studies Regional Exchange Program is a non-government organization which aims to promote Southeast Asian studies through various research, study and exchange grants, and establish a network of scholars in the region through universities and other channels.

The United Nations Development Programme is the UN’s global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build better lives. In the Philippines, UNDP’s focus is to help build and share solutions to the challenges of creating an enabling environment for sustainable human development, ensuring environmental sustainability, empowering the poor, and establishing the foundations for peace and development.

The UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies was created in 1985 as the University of the Philippines’ institution for integrative and collaborative research, with the mandate of mobilizing the multidisciplinary expertise of the UP in search of new paradigms, policies, strategies and programs that will help the country overcome its constraints to development.

The UP Center for Leadership, Citizenship and Democracy undertakes research, training, and consultancy on the issues, problems, and processes of leadership and citizenship. It grants leadership and research fellowships, organizes public lectures, and publishes books resulting from the lectures and other studies.

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