Centrist Democratic Party: Aims towards Party Institutionalization Lorelyn T. DumaugDeputy Chairperson, 1st District, Cag. De Oro City
RULES OFTHE GAME DEMOCRATIC INSTITUTIONS PLAYERS OF THE GAME
Our Inspiration These are the areas where our democracy has failed • Deficits in Governance • Deficits in Transparency • Deficits in Accountability • Deficits in PredictabilityDan-ag Version
Our Response: Institutionalization of Political Parties Reform Ideological Movement •Human Dignity •Political as our Core •Economic Value •SocialDan-ag Version
ELECTION FINANCING CURRENT CONDITION DOMINATION ECONOMIC Vicious CycleBY OLIGARCHIC POWERS Of Booty ELITE Capitalism Capture of And Poor Influence on Economic Governance Policy Appointments Rents POLICY DISTORTIONS WEAK INSTITUTIONS High Risk Corrupt EFFECTS Bureaucracy SALE OF RULES LOW INVESTMENTS DIVERSION OF Weak High Cost EXPENDITURES State, Low Poverty Economic Impact On Poor And Growth 1) Low Income Limited Social Services, Social 2) Poor Education Chaos Bribery, Tax 3) Poor Health 4) Low Respect for Law
DEMOCRATIC AND PARTICIPATIVE LEADERS ELECTION VOTERS CANDIDATES PARTY BASED POLITICAL PARTY SOCIAL COHESION POLITICAL COMPROMISE MEMBERSHIP BASED PROGRAMS PRAGMATIC & VALUES & COMMITMENT PAYING RETENTIONPOSTERITY ISSUES IDEOLOGIES
What is a Centrist Democracy? LIBERTARIAN anarchism “progressive” social liberalism conservative liberalism social democracy LEFT RIGHT “progressive” “conservative” Christian Democracy conservatism communism AUTHORITARIAN fascism “conservative”Dan-ag Version
Left-wing: Social welfare (redistributionist)Right-wing: Individual welfare (efficiency)Centrist: maintaining individual freedom whileallowing government existence through the rule oflaw to check for the excesses of individual freedomDan-ag Version
Basic CDM Themes Functioning Democracy and Rule of Law Thriving Social Market Economy Principle of Subsidiarity Functioning Political PartiesDan-ag Version
Social Market Economy (SME) SME Free Market Participation & Compromise Strong of People and Society State Self-determination Solidarity Rule of Law SubsidiarityDan-ag Version
CDP: A MODEL TEMPLATE FOR POLITICAL PARTIESOUR DEMOCRATIC DEFICIT IS NOT AN ECONOMICPROBLEM BUT A LACK OF SENSE OF NATIONHOOD AND IN VALUING HUMAN DIGNITYNot because of lack Not because of lack of resources but a of money but a lack of solidarity loss of human among Filipinos dignity
Politics•Is the process to organize how we live together in a society.
In democracy,•Every citizen can participate in this process.
POLITICS IN DEMOCRACY: REQUIREMENTS• Politics require ideas and values that set the goals and standards of political organization.
POLITICS IN DEMOCRACY: REQUIREMENTS• Politics require social organizations that collect interests, aggregate, and communicate them to the political and governmental institutions.
POLITICS IN DEMOCRACY: REQUIREMENTS• Politics require institutions that collect proposal for the organization of society, and then represent, discuss, decide and implement them.
POLITICS IN DEMOCRACY: REQUIREMENTS• Politics require active citizens who take part in political discussions with ideas, demands and expectations, and actively contribute to the functioning of political institutions:
Who are the New Players? Successor Generation • Young Professionals and Young at Heart • Age : 18 years old and aboveDan-ag Version
Why Young Professionals and at Heart?Dynamic, full of idealism & vigorAssumes and shares responsibilities for themselves & fellow citizensIn a position to : change the political landscape bring about good governance progress of our societyDan-ag Version
How can You Join? Attended Basic Orientation Annual Membership Fee •One-time payment of Php 1,000.00 •Quarterly payment of Php 250.00Dan-ag Version
Why Pay? Secretariat operations Expression of Commitment Representation as Stakeholder SustainabilityDan-ag Version
Membership BenefitsPresent Benefits• Network• Area of Expression/Belongingness• Knowledge and Learning• Trainings and Seminars• Others (e.g. Certificates)Future Benefits (intrinsic values)• Better society for the Filipinos• Being part of change• Chance of being a political leader (holding office) Dan-ag Version
Membership Responsibility Embody the Movement’s Ideology Pay dues Pro-active participation/Associate Members Invited 2 members in 1 year As Trained Trainers and Leaders • 2 BOS in a lifetime (minimum)Dan-ag Version
ExecutiveCDP CommitteeOrganizational National National Council SecretariatStructure National Regional Congress Regional Council Council Regional Assembly Regional Assembly District District District District Council Council Council Council District District District District Assembly Assembly Assembly Assembly Members Dan-ag Version Members Members Members
VALUES ARE THE INSTIGATORS OF OURACTIONS AND THE REASONS AND PROSPECTS OF OUR COMMITMENTS LET OUR CORE VALUE ON HUMAN DIGNITY BE OUR INSTIGATOR AND THE REASON WHY WE ARE HERE COMMITTED TO THIS POLITICAL PARTY
AS FILIPINO, WE ARE COUNTING ON YOU! JOIN US NOW, LET US BUILD THIS NATION TOGETHER BY BEINGAUTHENTIC POLITICAL PARTY THAT PROMOTES THE ESSENCE OF DEMOCRACY.