Irene Santiago, a candidate for the N-Peace Awards, Role Models for Peace
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We are pleased to announce that MS. IRENE “INDAY” M. SANTIAGO, Chair Emerita & CEO of the Mindanao Commission of Women and former member of the Philippine Government Panel Negotiating with the MILF, is nominated as one of the Role Models for Peace by the N-Peace Awards for the year 2013. The Role Models for Peace are those who are actively involved and have vast experience in conflict prevention, resolution, reconstruction and peace building. Let’s show our support by voting for her as a Role Model for Peace through this link
RC Downtown Davao Gets District Peace Award 2013
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by: Patmei Ruivivar Note: This article appeared on The Mindanao Times on May 28, 2013 No Women, No Peace. That is a slogan often used in the advocacy to promote women’s meaningful participation in the peace process as well as to highlight women’s contribution to peacemaking and peacebuilding. After all, women comprise half of the world’s populati on and they have unique life experiences that they bring to the peace table. The Rotary Club of Downtown Davao (RCDD), an all-women service club, affirmed just that when it got the highest recognition from the Rotary International District 3860 last May 3, 2013 during the Rotary District Assembly in Davao City. The 2012-13 District Peace Award was betowed on RCDD by District Governor Peter M. Rodriguez “for exemplifying Rotary’s commitment to the advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace.” It means that RCDD has bested over 90 other Rotary clubs in Visayas and Mindanao in implementing projects and activities that best embodied the 2012-13 ...
T’nalak takes centerstage at Moda Mindanaw
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Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 THIS year’s Moda Mindanaw paid tribute to the beautiful weaving tradition of the women of Lake Sebu -- the T'nalak.
The goal is to secure women’s meaningful participation in the peace process and ensure the inclusion of gender responsive provisions in the GPH-MILFpeace agreement. There can be no sustainable peace without women and the MCW-initiated Women’s Peace Table will ensure the participation of diverse groups of women, especially Moro and indigenous women, in the peace negotiations and other processes.
An advocacy campaign for access to healthy food and a social enterprise program for poverty reduction.
This is a campaign against the privatization of the Agus-Pulangui Power Plants.