ZABIDA Joins Hands with 3 Other CSOs to Strengthen LGUs’ Role in Peace Process

Development is the other name of peace, a former Roman Catholic pope once said. And now four civil society organizations have joined forces to take that exhortation to the underdeveloped towns and provinces of the sub region of the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) through a program called “Promoting Political Climate for Stability and […]

Two Autonomous Regions Again: Why Not?

The Islamic Central Command, a faction of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), recently asked for a regional autonomous government separate from the political entity which would be created through the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). The idea was floated in the heels of a similar one, that of having two autonomous regions, which Sen. […]

Science of Harmony: 5th Summer Peacebuilding Course Held This Week

Seeking to foster a more systematic and efficient way to build communal peace, the local civil society consortium Zamboanga-Basilan Integrated Development Alliance, Inc. (ZABIDA is holding its 5th Summer Peacebuilding Course this week, from April 20 to 23. It is not enough talk about peace, but we have to walk the talk by learning peace-making […]