The PBCI Information & Communications Team is a group of volunteer writers and web designers at PeaceBuilders Community Incorporated (PBCI) who are working from different parts of the globe. Their task is to document all the activities initiated by the various communities and groups belonging to PAR Philippines — a national peace and reconciliation movement doing inclusive development initiatives, social entrepreneurial training, multiplication of effective peacebuilding workers, conflict transformation consulting, and restorative justice processes. PBCI is a community of missionaries who are dreaming and working together for a just, radical, and active non-violent transformation of our beautiful land.

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Apr 03 2018

WE STAND WITH PCEC IN THEIR CALL FOR THE RESUMPTION OF THE GRP-NDFP POLITICAL NEGOTIATIONS

More than 60 members of the Philippine House of Representatives agreed to pass a bill urging the President to resume the peace negotiation between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP). We, at PeaceBuilders Community, welcome this development despite its present unpopular appeal. We …

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Mar 30 2018

MARAWI CITY IS FOR THE PEOPLE OF MARAWI. LET THEM GO BACK TO THEIR HOMES!

We stand in solidarity with the people of Marawi as they demand to go back to their homes in the middle of the city which the military tagged as “Ground Zero”. It was reported that a consortium of China- and Philippine-based corporations have been identified to build the “New Marawi.” But the people of Marawi …

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Mar 15 2018

OUR EVP GOES FOR A TWO-MONTH TRIP TO CANADA AND KENYA

Joji Pantoja, our Executive Vice President at PeaceBuilders Community, will be out of the country from 22 February to 30 April 2018. Her first objective was to enjoy a week of vacation with her children and grandchildren in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Presently, she’s on a speaking tour across Canada, representing us to various Mennonite …

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Mar 09 2018

LAKAN JOINS “ALL-OUT PEACE” NETWORK TO SUPPORT BBL IN CONGRESS

06 March 2016, Philippine Congress — Twenty-five leaders of the “All-Out Peace” Network, a broad alliance of peace movements in the Philippines, engaged the Joint Committees on the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) during a public hearing at the House of Representatives. Gus Miclat, Executive Director of Initiatives for International Dialogue and also the team’s overall …

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Jan 22 2018

CFP’S JOJI PANTOJA IS NOW A MEMBER OF THE ‘PHILIPPINE COFFEE COUNCIL’

19 January 2018, Makati City – Joji Pantoja, CEO of Coffee For Peace Corp., is now a member of the Philippine Coffee Council. CFP Corp., being a national enabler for the coffee farmers, has been chosen to be part of this Council. Joji is also the chairperson of the Greater Davao Regional Coffee Council. The …

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Jan 19 2018

PBCI WORKS WITH ASDECS IN ADVANCING SHALOM-BASED, RADICAL TRANSFORMATION

The Asian School of Development and Cross-Cultural Studies (ASDECS), Inc. and the PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) have found key points of convergence in advancing non-violent, radical transformation. For starters, both PBCI and ASDECS share people who serve in their respective corporate leadership. Lakan Sumulong, the president and CEO of PBCI agreed to be a member of …

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Dec 01 2017

MILF TRANSITION: “FROM A REVOLUTIONARY MINDSET INTO TRANSFORMATIVE LEADERS AND MANAGERS”

The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) invited PeaceBuilders Community Inc. (PBCI) to witness the gathering of hundreds of thousands of people during the Bangsamoro Assembly held at the Old Provincial Capitol in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao last 27 November 2017. From armed revolutionary to transformative social movement. Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, chair of the MILF Central …

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Oct 27 2017

INTER-FAITH ‘JOINT WORKING GROUP FOR PEACE’ IS ESTABLISHED

In 25 October 2017, the Da’wah Committee for Non-Muslim Affairs of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the leaders of Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC), along with representatives from the Roman Catholic Church of the Archdiocese of Cotabato City, the National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP), and UniHarmony Partners Manila, gathered …

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Sep 22 2017

YOUNG CHRISTIAN AND MUSLIM LEADERS HOLD INTERFAITH DIALOGUE TO BUILD PEACE TOGETHER

22 young evangelical pastors and 23 young ulama (Islamic religious leaders) gathered together last 18-20 September 2017 in Iligan City “to build a strong interfaith peace constituency among the new generation of Muslim and Christian leaders for a better and peaceful community.” The event was tagged as Young Muslim and Christian Leaders’ Reflective Dialogue and …

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Aug 03 2017

THE NEW JPAR COMMISSION OF THE PCEC IS IN DIRECT DIALOGUE WITH THE MILF

02 August 2017, Camp Darapanan – The representatives of the Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC), led by Bishop Noel Alba Pantoja, met with the members of the Central Committee of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) led by Chairman Al Haj Murad Ebrahim. Both the PCEC and the MILF are exploring the possibility of …

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