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Contents with tag: Asia & Pacific

6 Nov 2015
NGOs: Unspent disaster funds – callous, immoral

A consortium of non-government organizations branded the failure of government agencies to spend funds for disaster victims and to implement the much-need housing project as callous and immoral.

3 Nov 2016
USAID-led Laguna Lake project: Social-Ecological disaster in the making

photo courtesy of Tudla Productions, 2016

IBON International Feature Series #2

28 Oct 2016
How USAID influences PH national policy: Technical aid to advance US interests

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) exerts a surprising amount of influence over Philippine policymaking process through technical assistance.

20 Oct 2016
Denounce violence and police brutality against PH national minorities! Hold state forces to account for injuries and violation of people’s rights!

IBON International demands justice for the indigenous and Moro peoples and their allies who were brutally dispersed by officers of the Manila Police District (MPD) last Wednesday afternoon, October 19.

Kristy Drutman (leftmost) and a fellow ISM delegate (rightmost) with some Lumad children.
9 Sep 2016
Igniting International Solidarity for the Lumad: Reflections from the International Solidarity Mission in Kitaotao, Bukidnon

As a summer intern at IBON International, I had the opportunity to enter the world of the Lumad, the non-muslim, “native” or “indigenous” peoples in the lands of the southern Philippines who are directly experiencing the grievous effects of a militarized state. I, along with other IBON International representatives, served as delegates in this year’s International Solidarity Mission (ISM) in Mindanao as part of the larger 2016 International Conference for Peoples’ Rights in the Philippines (ICPRP). As a Filipina American with family roots in Mindanao, attending the ISM was a personal journey into the impacts of globalization on the lives of the marginalized, exploited communities in the Global South.

Participants of International Solidarity Mission in  Talaingod, Davao del Norte united on stage. Photo courtesy of ICPRP facebook page.
25 Aug 2016
International Conference for Peoples’ Rights in the Philippines 2016: Fight for Peoples’ Rights

Human rights organizations and social movements from all over the globe gathered for the International Conference for Peoples’ Rights in the Philippines (ICPRP) last July 23 to 24, 2016, in Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines. The ICPRP aimed to strengthen international solidarity and energize collective action by raising the discourse on people’s rights and highlighting peoples’ struggles.

14 Jul 2016
People's Rights Forum, 21 July 2016

The International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP) and IBON International invite everyone to attend the People's Rights Forum happening on 21 July 2016 (2:00PM - 5:00PM) at the Brokenshire Convention Center, Davao City.

27 Nov 2015
Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue on Climate Justice Held

Campaign for Climate Justice Nepal (CCJN), in collaboration with Rural Reconstruction Nepal, South Asia Alliance for Poverty Eradication (SAAPE) and LDC Watch has organised a half-day "Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue on Climate Justice" on 22nd November 2015 in Kathmandu.

26 Oct 2015
PAGLAUM: Experiences, Lessons Learned, and Best Practices from Typhoon Haiyan

The Consortium for People’s Development – Disaster Response (CPD-DR), a national, multi-stakeholder consortium of development and humanitarian organizations that seek to facilitate the development of comprehensive community-based, and relevant people-oriented disaster risk reduction initiatives, will hold PAGLAUM: Experiences, Lessons Learned, and Best Practices from Typhoon Haiyan on November 6, Friday, from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM at Bantayog ng mga Bayani Auditorium, Quezon City.

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