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Social Ethics Society approves its Constitution and by-laws; to hold second conference in Tagum City

Press Release

May 7, 2012

The Social Ethics Society approved its founding Constitution and by-laws after three hours of deliberation in a meeting held at Lake Agko Resort, Kidapawan City. The University of Southern Mindanao, through the leadership of BOD Marcos Monderin, hosted the event.

The by-laws include strict membership qualification, i.e. a member must be a graduate of philosophy or a graduate student of philosophy, an instructor or a professor in philosophy, or a researcher in the field of philosophy.

Also in the drawing board is the 2nd Social Ethics Society Annual Conference which will be held sometime in November of this year. The Queen of Apostles College Seminary will be the host of the conference which will be held in Tagum City.

Fr. Julius Capongpongan was also elected as Chair of the Board of Directors, the President, Ryan Maboloc, as Vice Chair of the BOD. In attendance during the event were Ryan Maboloc of Ateneo (President), Armando Parantar of UIC (Secretary), Dr. Rom…

Approved Constitution and by-laws

Article I

Name of Organization:

The official name of the organization is Social Ethics Society.

Article II


We are a community of philosophy scholars, teachers, and students who seek to strongly contribute to the realization of a moral and progressive society.

Article III


The Social Ethics Society seeks to become:

1. An unfailing fortress of truth and moral values in Philippine society.
2. An engaged center for philosophical reflection and discourse in Mindanao.
3. An active collaborator with civil society and state actors on social concerns.

Article IV


1. To organize training programs, conferences, and workshops on ethics and human development;
2. To develop research modules on applied ethics, social science, political ethics, women empowerment, and economic ethics;
3. To publish journals, books, and position papers on pressing and important local and national issues;
4. To engage with non-government organizations and state actors on social advocacy and related…