All Blog Posts Tagged 'Philippines' (101)

Identifying Main challenges and Recommendations for addressing Nutrition Needs in Region VI, VII and VIII after Typhoon Haiyan

The Philippines is an archipelago country comprising 7107 islands divided among three island groups (Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao) located 600 miles off the south-eastern coast of the Asian mainland. These three groups are further divided into 16 administrative regions and autonomous local governments in 78 provinces, 84 cities, 1,525 municipalities and about 42,000 barangays or villages.

The country has an estimated 92.34 million inhabitants with an annual growth rate of 1.90. Half of…

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Added by Atta UR Rehman on October 21, 2014 at 11:41am — No Comments

Responding To A Crisis In Her Own City- the Philippines

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On September 9th 2013 violence erupted within Zamboanga city whenMNLF (Moro National Liberation Front) fighters staged an attack and occupied five seaside barangays, or districts. This event followed the August 12th verbal unilateral declaration of independence of the Bangsamoro Republik, reportedly, by Chairman Nur Misuari (founder of…

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Added by Nonviolent Peaceforce on July 7, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Anthropologist Searches for Way to Measure Peacebuilding Success

From George Mason University News, May 28, 20147

By Buzz McClain…

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Added by S-CAR at GMU on May 28, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

15 Years of Training Global Peacebuilders in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY, MAY 7, 2014 – 120 peacebuilders from around the will be coming to Davao City, Philippines, starting on May 11 for the 15th Annual Peacebuilding Training of the Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute (MPI).

This year’s training will be held at The Ritz Hotel at Garden Oases, Davao City, from May 12 to 30, 2014.

MPI is an Asian peacebuilding training institute grounded in the Mindanao context, using models developed and adapted for and by Asians. The Institute was…

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Added by Fred Goddard on May 13, 2014 at 3:01am — No Comments

UK Envoy Echoes U.S. Concern on China Tensions with Neighbors

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.

By Maral Noori

As China rises, the UK Ambassador to Washington said his country and other European nations are as concerned as the…

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Added by Viola Gienger on May 7, 2014 at 7:11pm — No Comments

Save the Oceans, Feed the World, Make a Profit?

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David Bank

What’s good for the fish is good for the fishing communities — and for impact investors.

https://mail.google.com/mail/u/1/images/cleardot.gif" />That’s the thesis of three new vehicles for investing in sustainable fisheries that will be tested in the Philippines, Chile and Brazil over the next two years and then offered to investors more broadly.

Former New York City Mayor Michael…

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Added by Dowser on March 21, 2014 at 7:01am — No Comments

Wisdom Weaving: Defending Ancestral Domains Through Integrating Indigenous People’s Practices with Philippine Laws

Recently, the Resource-Based Conflict and Peacebuilding Traning Program of the Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute in the Philippines held their graduation exercises for the Indigenous People involved in the two-year training. A member of the team, Tito Fiel, wrote an article about the graduation and the…

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Added by Fred Goddard on March 18, 2014 at 12:00am — No Comments

How can external providers of assistance insure that aid meets the needs of the population?

This blog post was originally posted on our bog CDA Perspectives, November 26, 2013

Haiti to Haiyan: Three Part Guidance Note Series on Effective Disaster Response. This is part 3 of the series. Part 1 can be found …

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Added by CDA on January 14, 2014 at 11:25am — No Comments

How can disaster response contribute to long-term development?

This blog post was originally posted on our bog CDA Perspectives, November 18, 2013

Haiti to Haiyan: Three Part Guidance Note Series on Effective Disaster Response

How can disaster response contribute to long-term development?

Key lessons from Rising from the Ashes: Development…

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Added by CDA on January 14, 2014 at 11:24am — No Comments

How can we prevent humanitarian aid from worsening contexts?

This blog post was originally posted on our bog CDA Perspectives, November 19, 2013

Haiti to Haiyan: Three Part Guidance Note Series on Effective Disaster Response. This is part 2 of the series. Part 1 can be found HERE.

How can we prevent humanitarian aid from worsening contexts?

Key Lessons…

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Added by CDA on January 14, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Navigating the Rise of Sunni-Shia Violent Sectarianism

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the web site, click here.

By Qamar-ul Huda

Sectarianism and extremist violence between…

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Added by Viola Gienger on November 18, 2013 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Zero Waste, From Dream to Reality in the Philippines

By Anne Larracas and the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives

“Environmental Possibilities: Zero Waste” features new ways of thinking, acting, and shaping government policy that are circling the globe. Each week, we highlight a success story in the zero waste movement, excerpted from a report by the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA). GAIA is a powerful worldwide alliance of more than 650 grassroots groups,…

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Added by Deepa Panchang on December 3, 2012 at 7:09pm — No Comments

This Week in Asian Conflict… February 29th- March 7th, 2012.

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Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 10, 2012 at 3:09pm — No Comments

This Week in Asian Conflict... February 22nd-29th, 2012.

  • US Secretary of State Clinton announced she had a “constructive discussion” of common concerns with her counterpart in Pakistan on Thursday; new details about American drone strikes were revealed by Reuters; Pakistani jets…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on February 29, 2012 at 8:54pm — No Comments

Muslim Women in a Christian Community

Erick Brocoy

Phillipines

Community cooperation and cohesiveness increase while livelihoods and incomes become steady. The people develop an…

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Added by Caroline Anderson on February 15, 2012 at 9:38am — No Comments

This Week in Asian Conflict... February 1st-8th, 2012.

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Added by Rebecca Sargent on February 9, 2012 at 12:56am — No Comments

This Week in Asian Conflict... January 24th- February 1st, 2012.

  • Human Rights Watch released a report accusing Myanmar/Burma and its army of continuing a “systematic repression” of citizens, including the use of anti-personnel landmines, child soldiers, forced labour, extrajudicial killings, sexual violence and the use of human shields, despite the government’s promise of reform and ceasefire agreements with some ethnic armed…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on February 1, 2012 at 10:54pm — No Comments

This Week in Asian Conflict... December 14th-21st, 2011.

  • Relatives of inmates on a hunger strike in Kyrgyzstanpicketed a pretrial detention centre on Wednesday to demand their relatives’ demands be met. The protesters are calling upon reviews for the inmates’ cases, who they claim have been sentenced for crimes they didn’t commit. On Tuesday, the Kyrgyz Parliament…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on December 21, 2011 at 10:16pm — No Comments

This Week in Asian Conflict... December 8th-14th, 2011.

  • A US citizen was jailed by authorities in Thailand for translating excerpts of a locally banned biography of the King and posting them online. On Friday, the former PM was being questioned by police in connection with a deadly military crackdown on the “Red Shirt” mass opposition protests that…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on December 14, 2011 at 8:06pm — No Comments

International AIDS Conference: Introduction to Community life competence

Communities have the capacity to take action, based on their strengths, to realize their dreams. Constellation Support Teams develop and nurture the capacity of communities to facilitate communal discussion, reflection, learning and action. They accompany communities on their journey to their…

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Added by Rituu B. Nanda on August 22, 2011 at 3:08pm — No Comments

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