ALL-OUT PEACE NETWORK SUBMITS LETTER OF SUPPORT FOR BBL

Just before lunch today, 11 July 2018, key leaders from various civil society organizations met at Freedom Park in front of Ateneo de Davao University. They are a part of a national movement called All-Out Peace Network. This synchronized citizen action was done to symbolically pass an inclusive Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). This action was …

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INTERFAITH PEACE GROUP EXPRESSES SUPPORT FOR THE PASSAGE OF CAB-COMPLIANT BBL

Joint Working Group of Religious Leaders for Peace Statement Supporting the Passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law We, the Joint Working Group of Religious Leaders for Peace (JWGRLP), together with peace-loving leaders who participated in the “Forum on the Bangsamoro Basic Law and Religious Freedom: Toward a Just and Peaceful Mindanao,” held on July 7, …

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INA AND I WITNESSED THE ORGANIZATION OF COMPOSTELA VALLEY COFFEE COUNCIL

“Ina” — our term of endearment for Joji Pantoja, CEO of Coffee For Peace, Inc. — and I were there when the local farmers and coffee industry stakeholders in the Province of Compostela Valley gathered to organize themselves to participate in the national coffee roadmap. They are now referred to as Compostela Valley Coffee Council. With the …

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PBCI-CFP INCLUDEV WORKS WITH SCC TO ORGANIZE COFFEE FARMERS’ COMMUNITIES

We are happy to be invited by our partners at the Southern Christian College (SCC) to serve one of the communities with whom they are working — the Cotabato Interfaith Leaders Association or CIFLA. Our PBCI-CFP IncluDev Consulting Team in Central Mindanao, led by Tala Alngag Bautista and Sihaya Ansibod, will be committed to a …

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INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT TEAM FULFILS CONSULTING TRIP TO PAR COMMUNITIES IN KALINGA

We promised to return to Kalinga with a team of technical consultants. And we did return with a team of technical consultants. The leaders of the Kalinga Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) Community — Malou ‘Migs’ Alngag, Chupan Chulsi, and Em Velasco — welcomed the Inclusive Development Consulting Team of the PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) and Coffee …

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JON RUDY INVITED TALA BAUTISTA TO SERVE AS CO-FACILITATOR IN ‘HUMAN SECURITY’ COURSE AT MPI

Tala Alngag Bautista, our Chief Operating Officer at PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI), served as co-facilitator with Jon Rudy in Human Security course, during the Week Three of the 2018 Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute (MPI). MPI is a resource for peacebuilders and for nearly two decades, MPI has been “providing skills, conducting research, and building solidarity within the Asia-Pacific Region.” This Human …

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IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE PALESTINIANS, PRAYING FOR THE PEACE OF BOTH JEWS AND PALESTINIANS

This is where I part ways, theologically and ethically, with many of my Christian Zionist friends, many of them happen to be my ministry colleagues in the evangelical community. Standing up with the Palestinians. This is also a proper time to reaffirm my solidarity with my Palestinian sisters and brothers in Christ who are suffering under the …

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OUR GLOBAL COMMUNITY DECLARES SOLIDARITY WITH INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

The Peace Commission of the Mennonite World Conference have proposed a declaration of solidarity with indigenous peoples. It was approved during the General Council meetings last 23–26 April 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. Mennonite World Conference DECLARATION OF SOLIDARITY WITH INDIGENOUS PEOPLES The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof, the world and those who …

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PEACE AND RECONCILIATION: BEYOND THE IMAGES OF KIM AND MOON AT THE INTER-KOREA SUMMIT

We’re very happy that North and South Korea are about to begin their unification process! We applaud the persistent effort of the South Korean government to make this inter-Korean summit a successful event. “Since his inauguration in May 2017,” a Hankyoreh editorial stated, “Moon has continually made overtures of peace to the North.” We are also excited …

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PAR KALINGA PARTNERS WITH NCCA TO HELP DEVELOP BULO EAST SCHOOL OF LIVING TRADITION

The Peace and Reconciliation Community in Kalinga is working in partnership with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) as well as with various stakeholders in Barangay Bulo East in Tabuk City to develop the Bulo East School of Living Traditions (SLT). Bulo East SLT started more than ten years ago as a …

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