Contents with tag: Asia & Pacific
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What's at stake for the people at the 21st Conference of Parties in Paris?
On November 17, 2015, activists, civil society leaders, academics, and thinkers from different global regions will gather in Manila, Philippines for the 3rd International Festival of People’s Rights and Struggles (IFPRS) at the Bahay ng Alumni. The IFPRS is a space for peoples to share and learn from each other about new and longstanding issues related to people’s individual and collective rights. The IFPRS offers a wide range of opportunities for learning and networking with simultaneous forums, workshops, strategy sessions, film showings and exhibits.
IBON International strongly denounces the killings of Emerito “Emok” Samarca, executive director of the Alternative Learning Center for Livelihood and Agricultural Development (ALCADEV), Dionel Campos, chairperson of an indigenous peoples organization in his community along with his cousin Bello Sinzo. We express our deepest condolences to their families and loved ones. We find these vile acts of murder beyond inhumane, and representative of the state of terror perpetrated by the same government forces who swore to protect its people.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), a multilateral free trade agreement (FTA) in Asia-Pacific being negotiated by 12 countries (the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Vietnam, Chile, Canada, Mexico and Peru), was the subject of the public forum, "What’s wrong with partnership? An Asian perspective on the Trans-Pacific Partnership."
We encourage everyone to attend the IPT 2015 Public Launch on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at the Engineering Theater, UP College of Engineering, Diliman, Q.C. from 9:30am to 12:30pm.