Category: OFFICIAL PBCI STATEMENTS

Our official view at PBCI on certain issues relevant to our work.

May 11 2013

THE NEW BOARD OF TRUSTEES IS SET FOR A NEW PEACE BUILDERS COMMUNITY

The newly-elected Board of Trustees met at the PBCI Center in Davao City. They were updated with the current state of the PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) and were also given updates regarding our involvement in the various fronts and levels of peace processes in our country. Key organizational, financial, and strategic decisions were made. The …

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Mar 21 2013

IN THE MIDST OF THE SABAH CRISIS, FAB IS THE WAY TO GO

In the midst of the Sabah Crisis and calls for war, the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro is the peaceful way to go! The Mindanao Peoples Caucus (MPC) invited PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) to a Peace Rally today, 21 March 2013, at the Freedom Park in Davao City to call for the continuation of the GPH-MILF Peace …

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Oct 08 2012

PBCI SUPPORTS THE 2012 FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT ON THE BANGSAMORO

PeaceBuilders Community gives glory to God for guiding both panels of the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) who brought the peace negotiations at this advanced level of conflict transformation and reconciliation processes. The newly-signed 2012 Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro is a product of years of sacred efforts by many …

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Mar 09 2012

WE WERE AT THE REAFFIRMATION OF KINSHIP BETWEEN MORO AND IP IN MINDANAO

March 7-8, 2012. The sound of the jembe drums greets us as we enter the Talaandig Ancestral Territory in Barangay Sungko, Municipality of Lantapan, Bukidnon Province. The long dirt road is lined with flags, each one representing a different tribe of Mindanao in honor of the guests who will arrive today for a historic gathering. …

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Jan 24 2012

FINAL REPORT ON SENDONG RELIEF OPERATIONS SUBMITTED; REHAB PLANS SET

TYPHOON SENDONG (INTERNATIONAL CODE: WASHI) On December 15, 2011 Typhoon Sendong entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility with an estimated sustained winds of 55 kilometers per hour based on the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) weather report. Public Storm Signal Number One was raised in the provinces of Surigao del Norte, Siargao Island, Surigao …

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Dec 28 2011

PBCI DIRECTOR OF FIELD OPERATIONS CALLS FOR MORE HELP

WE THANK ALL OUR PARTNERS AND DONORS FOR MAKING THIS INITIAL OPERATION IN DECEMBER 21-22 A SUCCESS!   Kriz Cruzado (Director of Field Operations, PeaceBuilders Community) led a team of relief, medical, and trauma intervention volunteers from our partners — Mindanao Peoples Caucus, VSO Bahaginan, University Peace and Reconciliationi, Davao Bible Community Church, Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute, Coffee For Peace, Hineleban Foundation – Save the …

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Dec 18 2011

LET US HELP THE SURVIVORS OF TYPHOON SENDONG (WASHI)

Our City was hit by a strong typhoon last Friday, Dec 16. It was the most destructive and tragic calamity in the history of our city. As of today there were already 346 dead, hundreds are still missing and more than 20,000 homeless temporarily sheltered in Public Schools and Village Centers. — Rev. Alex Eduave …

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Oct 24 2011

AN ALL OUT WAR WITH THE MILF IS NOT THE ANSWER

PCEC STATEMENT ON THE OCTOBER 2011 BASILAN CRISIS We grieve and condole from the depth of our hearts with the families and friends of those who were killed from all sides in Sitio Bakisung, Barangay Cambug, Municipality of Al Barka in Basilan last Tuesday, October 18, 2011.  In a battle that went from 5:30 AM …

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Sep 15 2011

FINDING THE COMMON GROUND IN THE GPH-MILF PEACE TALKS

A VIEW FROM THE STAKEHOLDERS AND GRASSROOTS This is the official statement of the 2nd National Solidarity Conference on Mindanao.    We, the delegates of the 2nd National Solidarity Conference on Mindanao (NSCM II), representing religious leaders, business community, civil society organizations, indigenous peoples, women, youth, internally displaced persons and academe, gathered in Davao City …

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Aug 26 2011

PBCI REMAINS POSITIVE ABOUT GPH-MILF PEACE NEGOTIATIONS

The PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI)—a fellowship of Conflict Transformation specialists who are dreaming and working for a just, radical, and active non-violent transformation of our land—is confident that the peace negotiations between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) will continue towards the path of peace and reconciliation between …

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