Maria Pilar Lorenzo

Maria Pilar Lorenzo
Ghent University | UGhent · Centre for Higher Education and Governance

Master of International Politics; Advanced Master in Cultures and Development Studies; Master of Public Administration

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Additional affiliations
May 2020 - December 2020
Regional Academy on the United Nations
Position
  • Fellow
Description
  • Virtual research fellowship on global governance
July 2019 - July 2019
United Nations Geneva
Position
  • Fellow
Description
  • Short-term research on multilateralism
June 2018 - December 2019
Local Government Academy
Position
  • Co-Investigator
Description
  • Research grant for government innovations; PI: Alex Brillantes
Education
November 2020 - November 2024
Ghent University
Field of study
  • Higher Education
September 2019 - September 2020
KU Leuven
Field of study
  • International Politics
September 2018 - September 2019
KU Leuven
Field of study
  • Cultures and Development Studies

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Publications (9)
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By applying New Regionalism Approach, this paper delves into a rather unexplored area of regionalism (higher education) in a less investigated region (Southeast Asia) and state (Philippines). It treads through a relatively recent terrain of bridge-building between higher education and regionalism. Through in-depth interviews and document analysis,...
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Public reorganization refers to the rearrangement or restructuring of administrative structures within a government. It involves abolishing, merging, or creating governmental bodies and removing duplicate and overlapping functions. It is a bureaucratic response to the confluence of managerial goals set by an administration vis-à-vis the political c...
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Given the development context of the Philippines, the foremost question confronting the discipline of Public Administration is not only in junction with its identity – "What is Philippine Public Administration" – but to expand the boundaries and inquire, "For whom is Philippine Public Administration?" The publicness of public administration signifi...
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In this chapter, Brillantes, Raquiza, and Lorenzo focus on the imperatives of social equity as a fundamental—but normative—principle for contemporary Philippine public administration. The pursuit of social equity may be seen as a response to the problems of pervasive poverty and inequality in spite of, paradoxically, rapid economic growth. The chap...
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Philippine Public Administration, as a discipline and a practice, has played a key role in institution building and capacity development over the years. This has been true even during conflict and Post-Conflict periods. The chapter delves into how conflict situations have affected Philippine Public Administration by discussing it through an inter-s...
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The Philippine-Jewish relations are usually unknown. Quismundo (2016), Weidner (n.d.) and Weissler, a Jewish survivor, (as cited by Contreras, 2010) argue that only a few are aware that the Philippines extended assistance to the Jews during the time of Holocaust. The intertwined history of the Jews and the Filipinos began as early as the Spanish er...
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“Gulayan sa Batasan” is a study about a possible urban farming project for the benefit of drug surrenderees from the youth sector of Barangay Batasan Hills, Quezon City. Through urban farming, the project introduces an innovative approach in giving former illegal drug users with a viable source of additional income for their families while providin...
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The present study, a 2015 Rapid Field Assessment and policy advocacy project seeking to appraise the state of decentralization and democracy in the Philippines and their impact on development after 25 years of local autonomy, represents yet another effort to gain a better understanding and appreciation of the quality of governance at the local leve...

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